Mildred Bailey

1907 - 1951

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Mildred Bailey (born Mildred Rinker; February 27, 1907 – December 12, 1951) was a Native American jazz singer during the 1930s, known as "The Queen of Swing", "The Rockin' Chair Lady" and "Mrs. Swing". She recorded the songs "For Sentimental Reasons", "It's So Peaceful in the Country", "Doin' The Uptown Lowdown", "Trust in Me", "Where Are You?", "I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart", "Small Fry", "Please Be Kind", "Darn That Dream", "Rockin' Chair", "Blame It on My Last Affair", and "Says My Heart". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mildred Bailey has received more than 253,727 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Mildred Bailey is the 1,612th most popular singer (down from 1,554th in 2019), the 8,887th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,807th in 2019) and the 462nd most popular American Singer.

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Among singers, Mildred Bailey ranks 1,612 out of 3,541Before her are , Jessie J, Birthe Kjær, Magdalena Kožená, Maître Gims, and Jay Park. After her are Teresa Brewer, Jacek Kaczmarski, Sunmi, Nelson Eddy, Jan Peerce, and Eddie Money.

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Among people born in 1907, Mildred Bailey ranks 291Before her are Isabel Jewell, Jules Roy, Hassler Whitney, Rudolf Krause, Jacques Barzun, and Mike Mazurki. After her are Bill Holland, Kate Smith, Paul Nitze, Shivakumara Swami, Seth Neddermeyer, and George Baird. Among people deceased in 1951, Mildred Bailey ranks 140Before her are John Sloan, Lloyd C. Douglas, Ernie Collett, Adolf Spinnler, Sigmund Romberg, and Tom Kiely. After her are Ben Chifley, Max Horton, Jack Holt, Mady Christians, Oscar Micheaux, and Thomas Blamey.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mildred Bailey ranks 8,887 out of 15,968Before her are Tommy Kono (1930), Tris Speaker (1888), Jay Park (1987), Paul Johansson (1964), Lola Glaudini (1971), and Trip Hawkins (1953). After her are Jessica Hecht (1965), Kevin Systrom (1983), Edward Brophy (1895), David Thornton (1953), David Filo (1966), and Teresa Brewer (1931).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Mildred Bailey ranks 462Before her are Loleatta Holloway (1946), Brad Delp (1951), Lucinda Williams (1953), C. J. Ramone (1965), Roy Acuff (1903), and Jay Park (1987). After her are Teresa Brewer (1931), Nelson Eddy (1901), Jan Peerce (1904), Eddie Money (1949), Irma Thomas (1941), and Raekwon (1970).