Two lines about Doris Day

On her 90th birthday, this is a good one:

It was fine musical triumph after a career spanning more than 600 recordings but it is her early jazz recordings that remain so graceful and explain why Sarah Vaughan, when asked to name her favourite singer, replied “I dig Doris Day!”

And there’s the comment on her persona of being the squeaky clean girl next door type in many of her movies. One is said to have remarked “I’m so old I remember Doris Day from before she was a virgin”.

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