Ethel Waters

ETHEL WATERS  was an African-American blues, jazz and gospel vocalist and actress. She frequently performed jazz, big band, and pop music, on the Broadway stage and in concerts, although she began her career in the 1920s singing blues.

Her best-known recordings include "Dinah," "Stormy Weather," "Taking a Chance on Love," "Heat Wave," "Supper Time," "Am I Blue?" and "Cabin in the Sky," as well as her version of the spiritual "His Eye Is on the Sparrow." Waters was the second African American, after Hattie McDaniel, to be nominated for an Academy Award. She is also the first African-American woman to be nominated for an Emmy Award, in 1962.

 

 

 

 

 

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Birmingham Bertha; Am I Blue?
Guess Who's in Town; My Handy Man
Heebie Jeebies; Ev'rybody Mess Aroun'
I Just Couldn't Take it Baby
Lonesome Walls; If you Ever Change your Mind
Make Me a Pallet on the Floor; Bring Your Greenbac...
No Man's Mamma; Shake That Thing
No One Can Love Me (Like the Way You Do); Sweet Ge...
River, Stay ' Way From My Door; Shine On, Harvest ...
Stormy Water (Keeps Rainin' All the Time); Love is...
Sweet Man; Dinah
The Music of Cabin in the Sky
They Say; Jeepers Creepers
Weary Feet; Take Your Black Bottom Outside