Monthly Archives: May 2010

When Did Mildred Get Fat?

In 1932, while singing with Paul Whiteman Mildred was seriously injured in an auto accident & bedridden for months. That’s when she put on the weight. Advertisements

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Response to Jazz Lives 5/27: Search Engine Terms

I didn’t know that I was limited to 21 words! How can anybody comment on something in only 21 words? I may run out of words again! I’m trying to respond to today’s column in Jazz Lives by I can’t seem to reach him at that address directly, so if you know how please pass this on. Someone asked the question “What year did Mildred Bailey get fat?” I don’t know why someone needs to kow that, but I can tell him/her. In 1932, while singing with Paul Whiteman, Mildred was involved in a very serious auto accident & bedridden for many months. That’s when she gained the weight that she kept for the rest of her life. Fortunately, it didn’t affect her voice! Continue reading

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