"Hold me" by Judy Bridgewater
One of the few possessions this poor orphan girl could scrounge up from a scattering of rummage sale wares is a beat up old tape by a long forgotten singer named Judy Bridgewater and her ghostly backing vocal girl group. She listened to the tape endlessly until her death, yearning for the orphan boy next door.
When I saw the 2010 movie Never Let Me Go, I was so floored by the title song by fictional singer Judy Bridgewater on her intriguing album Songs After Dark, and her Julie London send-up sound, because it is one of the most authentic 50s period recreations made in modern times. It reminds me of Julee Cruise's 50s-esque songs giving Twin Peaks the signature haunting sound. What's with "Julie/Judy/Julee"s and amazing haunting 50s music?? If you haven't seen the film I recommend it.... Although there is always an on-going debate about book vs film.