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LaVern Baker

I Cried A Tear

Fred Jacobson aka Fred Jay, who’d co-written Chuck Willis’ What Am I Living For? could almost have sued himself for this lilting ballad. The melodies are very similar, and Reggie Obrecht crafted a very Willis-like arrangement with horns answering the vocals. King Curtis takes the fills, but alto saxophonist Leon Cohen comes soaring in for the break. Recorded in September 1958, it reached #2 on the R&B charts and #6 on the pop charts early the following year. LaVern is often called a pre-Soul diva, but her booming voice and declamatory delivery seemed rooted in the pre-microphone vaudeville era. She would have one more major hit, a revival of See See Rider in 1962, and then in 1965 she parted company with Atlantic Records to join Brunswick.

Shortly thereafter, LaVern disappeared from public view for many years. She was working a stint in the Philippines when her manager dropped her and her husband divorced her, so she stayed on as the entertainment director at a Marine Corps NCO nightclub at the Subic Bay Naval Base. That’s where she remained for 22 years, and didn’t perform in the United States again until she made a surprise appearance at Atlantic’s 40th anniversary bash in 1988 at Madison Square Garden. Acclaim came late in life. She was elected to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame in 1991, and continued performing even after complications from diabetes had caused the amputation of both legs. She died March 10, 1997.

 

Various - Blowing The Fuse 1959

Classics That Rocked The Jukebox


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LaVern Baker: See See Rider (LP, 180g Vinyl)
Art-Nr.: LPCRNBR16017
 

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(Cornbread) 14 tracks, 1962 re-issue including download card and two bonus tracks. - Das 1962 veröffentlichte 'See See Rider' ist eine der besten Jump Blues-Platten von LaVern Baker! Eine wahnsinnige Zusammenstellung stampfender Songs inklusive des Titel-Tracks,...

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LaVern Baker: The Complete Singles As & Bs 1949-62 (3-CD)
Art-Nr.: CDACTR9048
 

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(2015/Ace) 44 tracks.

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LaVern Baker: The Best Of The Rest (CD)
Art-Nr.: CDJAS924
 

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(2015/Jasmine) 25 Tracks, 6-seitiges Booklet, original Atlantic Aufnahmen 1958-1962, inkl. der kompletten Singles 1960-62 plus rare Bonus Tracks und Duette mit Ben E. King und Jimmy Ricks.

14,95 € *

LaVern Baker: See See Rider - Blues Ballads (CD)
Art-Nr.: CDCOL6231
 

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Baker, LaVern - Siehe See Rider - Blues Balladen (CD)

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LaVern Baker: Precious Memories - Laverne Sings Bessie Smith (CD)
Art-Nr.: CDCOL6415
 

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Baker, LaVern - Kostbare Erinnerungen - Laverne Sings Bessie Smith (CD)

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LaVern Baker: Lavern - Lavern Baker
Art-Nr.: CDCOL6224
 

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CD über COLLECTABLE RECORDS von LaVern Baker - Lavern - Lavern Baker

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LaVern Baker: Live In Hollywood 91 (CD)
Art-Nr.: CDR270565
 

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RHINO - 17 tracks

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LaVern Baker: Jim Dandy
Art-Nr.: CDCOL9979
 

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(COLLECTABLES) 10 Tracks - Original Atlantic Aufnahmen

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LaVern Baker: Saved (1961)...plus
Art-Nr.: CDCCM2132
 

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(CCM) 18 Songs (43:45) Atlantic 1951-61. Gospel, Rhythm'n'Blues, Pop und Rock'n'Roll von einer der erfolgreichsten schwarzen Sängerinnen ihrer Zeit.

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LaVern Baker (LP): LaVern Baker (LP)
Art-Nr.: LPCLB2005
 

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(Combo) 20 Tracks, aufgenommen 1953-1962 - fabelhafte Klangqualität - vollfarbig glänzende Bildhülle.

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LaVern Baker: Rock & Roll (LP, 180g Vinyl)
Art-Nr.: LPMOV1640
 

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(2016/Music On Vinyl) 14 tracks. - Lavern Baker gilt als eine der großen Sängerinnen der Frühphase des Rock'n'Roll. Ihre klassische Schönheit und charismatische Persönlichkeit machten sie zu einem Naturtalent im Fernsehen und mit ihrer tiefen, verführerischen,...

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LaVern Baker: LaVern Baker ‎Sings Bessie Smith (LP, 180g Vinyl, Ltd.)
Art-Nr.: LPDR10006
 

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(Del Ray Records) 12 Tracks - Neuauflage des original Atlantic Albums von 1958 auf 180g Vinyl!   Als LaVern Baker 1957 zum ersten Mal vorgeschlagen wurde, ein Album mit Liedern aus Bessie Smiths Repertoire zu machen, reagierte sie eindeutig: "Wenn wir das...

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LaVern Baker: It's So Fime - Singles 1953-59 (2-CD)
Art-Nr.: CDJAS537
 

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CD auf JASMINE RECORDS von LaVern Baker - It's So Fime - Singles 1953-59 (2-CD)

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LaVern Baker: The Platinum Collection (CD)
Art-Nr.: CD799955
 

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(2007/WARNER) 20 tracks Atlantic 1954-63 - Essential

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LaVern Baker: LaVern & Rock & Roll...plus
Art-Nr.: CD263389
 

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