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Videos: Around the World

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Today, let's take a video break and travel around the world. Here are four clips of foreign singers who are new to you or, in the case of one, you probably weren't aware she was around before her big mid-'60s hits...

Here's France's Jacqueline François in 1969 singing Frank Foster's Shiny Stockings...



Here's Britain's Petula Clark in 1958 singing Alone...



Here's Italy's Mina Mazzini in 1966...



And here's Italy's Caterina Valente, who not only could sing but also could tap dance—in this case to Neal Hefti's Cute, accompanied by four heavyweight jazz drummers...


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This story appears courtesy of JazzWax by Marc Myers.
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