This collection contains recorded
sound, photographs, music scores, promotional material, awards and other materials relating
to the career of American jazz and blues singer Pat Yankee dating from 1953-2016.
Pat Yankee (1927- ) is an American jazz and blues singer and songwriter. Yankee began
performing at the Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco at thirteen and was touring as a teen
with the Ted Lewis review and Milt Britton Comedy Band. She is the recipient of the Bay Area
Critics Award for Best Female in a Musical for her performance in "To Bessie, With Love,"
and has been a recording artist with record lables RCA, Roulette and GHB.
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be submitted in writing to the Head Librarian, Archive of Recorded Sound, Braun Music
Center, Stanford, California 94305. Consent is given on behalf of the Archive of Recorded
Sound as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission
from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s)
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