Peggy Lee's out-of-print fan favorite being re-released Nov. 18

Set for a Nov. 18 release, the deluxe anniversary edition features the 10 original album master tracks plus seven bonus tracks.

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The cover of fan-favorite "Norma Deloris Egstrom From Jamestown, North Dakota," which is being re-released in November.
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LOS ANGELES, Calif. — To honor one of her most treasured albums, Capitol Records and Universal Music Enterprises, in conjunction with Peggy Lee Associates, announce a 50th-anniversary edition of Peggy Lee ’s "Norma Deloris Egstrom From Jamestown, North Dakota."

Set for a Nov. 18 release, the deluxe anniversary edition features the 10 original album master tracks plus seven bonus tracks consisting of five alternate takes, a session outtake and an Oscar-nominated Best Original Song from the same era. The bonus tracks will make their digital debut. The title will be available on CD and digital formats and is now available for pre-order .

Originally released in 1972, the album was Lee’s 40th and her last for Capitol Records. The result of a collaboration between acclaimed producer Tom Catalano (Neil Diamond, Anne Murray), renowned arranger Artie Butler (Louis Armstrong, Barry Manilow, Dionne Warwick) and Lee’s manager and album coordinator Brian Panella, Norma Deloris Egstrom From Jamestown, North Dakota is widely regarded as one of her most beloved albums of all time and an artistic tour de force.

With a title that pays tribute to her roots, the introspective album includes such enduring classics as “A Song for You,” “Just for a Thrill,” “Superstar, “ “The More I See You,” “I’ll Be Seeing You,” and many other songs about love, loss and longing. The 23-page booklet, annotated by Iván Santiago, features new interviews with Catalano, Butler and Panella and previously unseen photos from the 1972 recording session.

This spring saw the release of a new edition of " Miss Peggy Lee: An Autobiography ". First published in 1989, the 2022 version features her never-before-released book of poetry, "Softly With Feeling," a new cover, an epilogue by jazz and music writer Will Friedwald, a comprehensive discography and recommended listening section compiled by Santiago and a new foreword by Lee's granddaughter, Holly Foster Wells.


Following Lee’s 2020 centennial, a Grammy Museum exhibit,  “100 Years of Peggy Lee,” was recently extended until May 2023; a " CBS Sunday Morning" profile traced Lee back to her beginnings in North Dakota; and a recent Hollywood Bowl tribute to Lee and Frank Sinatra with the Count Basie Orchestra featured special guests Billie Eilish, Debbie Harry, Dianne Reeves, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Seth MacFarlane, among others.

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The back of the Peggy Lee album titled Norma Deloris Egstrom From Jamestown, North Dakota.
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Born Norma Deloris Egstrom in Jamestown, she was christened Peggy Lee in 1937 by a local North Dakota DJ, Ken Kennedy. Lee helped redefine what it meant to be a female singer and artist, breaking barriers and blazing trails for generations of artists who have followed.

Lee ranks among the most successful female singer-songwriters in the annals of American popular music. Over her seven-decade career, she wrote over 270 songs and recorded over 1,100 masters.

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