Swingle Singers

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The Swingle Singers (1962-1973) was an a cappella vocal group formed in Paris, France with Ward Swingle, Anne Germain, Jeanette Baucomont, and Jean Cussac.

The group covered songs by The Beatles, Tchaikovsky, Rossini, and Eduardo di Capua. Other influences included Nat King Cole, various smooth singers and pianists. Their songs were in English, French, Spanish and Italian.

A 'hit' for the Swingle Singers was Bach's 'Air On The G String', recorded with the Modern Jazz Quartet.

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