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    Jazz vocalist and an early master of vocalese, where a singer sings words to a famous instrumental solo. Born : March 24, 1922 in Oakdale, Tennessee.Died : March 21, 1981 in Los Angeles, California. King Pleasure first achieved popularity by singing the Eddie Jefferson vocalese classic "Moody's Mood for Love," based on a James Moody saxophone solo to "I'm in the Mood for Love". Pleasure's ...more

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