That’s All I Want From You

Jazz artists in the 1950’s didn’t have the Top of the Pops to beam them into people’s living rooms every weekend night. So here’s a rare 1955 TV clip of Dinah Washington on one of the first pop programmes, Bandstand Revue. Dinah didn’t have a choreographed dance routine, as one of today’s artists would be expected to do, but she didn’t need anything but a microphone to convey everything she had to say. Put her on a stage and watch the emotion start to flow.

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