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Four Great Lost and Forgotten Female R and B Singers of the 1950s

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JASMCD3254

Twenty-five tracks featuring four female R&B singers whose talent was never fully recognized.

1950s and early 1960s R&B by DOLORES WARE, HONEY BROWN, BETTY JAMES and CHUBBY NEWSOME recorded for the Mercury, Wing, Chess, Derby, Club and Winley labels.

These recordings demonstrate the wealth of female talent that has since been overlooked, even lost, from the days when 78rpm shellacs were the order of the day – this package is the perfect introduction to these four singers who were popular club entertainers, whose contribution is now available for all to savour.

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Twenty-five tracks featuring four female R&B singers whose talent was never fully recognized.

1950s and early 1960s R&B by DOLORES WARE, HONEY BROWN, BETTY JAMES and CHUBBY NEWSOME recorded for the Mercury, Wing, Chess, Derby, Club and Winley labels.

These recordings demonstrate the wealth of female talent that has since been overlooked, even lost, from the days when 78rpm shellacs were the order of the day - this package is the perfect introduction to these four singers who were popular club entertainers, whose contribution is now available for all to savour.

The accompanying booklet has individual biographies of the four singers as well as photos, label scans, trade paper reviews and full musician and producer credits.

This is a timely release and finally gives these singers their chance to shine once more.

Track Listing

DOLORES WARE
1. MY HEART'S IN THE RIGHT PLACE
2. TELL MY BABY (Just What I Say)
3. IF I'M WRONG
4. THERE'S A WHOLE LOT OF FISH IN THE SEA
5. EVERYTHING WILL BE ALL RIGHT
6. CAN'T EAT, CAN'T SLEEP (Can't Find No Peace Of Mind)
7. IS IT TRUE
8. I'M THROUGH
9. THRILL-LA-DILL
10. SWEETNESS
HONEY BROWN
11. ROCKIN' AND JUMPIN'
12. LONESOME AND MISTREATED
13. CHASING WOMEN AND DRINKING CORN
14. THAT'S ALL-RIGHT
15. ROCKING AND JUMPING
16. NO GOOD DADDY
17. AIN'T NO NEED
18. KISS ME BABY
19. THE GLORY OF LOVE
BETTY JAMES
20. I'M A LITTLE MIXED UP
21. HELP ME TO FIND MY LOVE
22. HENRY LEE
23. I'M NOT MIXED UP ANYMORE
CHUBBY NEWSOME
24. TOODLE LUDDLE BABY
25. WHEN ARE YOU COMIN' HOME

Additional information

Weight 100 g
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UPC Bar Code No

604988325423

Release Date

Release Date Full

12 May 2023

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May 2023

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