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Complete King Okeh And Savoy Releases 1947-59

Complete King Okeh And Savoy Releases 1947-59

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~ Big Maybelle

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Complete King, Okeh And Savoy Releases 1947-59 - Big Maybelle Smith was one of the coterie of powerful female blues and R&B singers who lit up the scene during the post-war decades, the highlight coming in her appearance in the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival movie documentary Jazz On A Summer's Day. Coming from a gospel-singing background in Tennessee, she recorded for the King, Okeh and Savoy labels, scoring Top 10 R&B hits with songs like Gabbin' Man, Way Back Home and My Country Man, as well as recording the original version of Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On, later covered by Jerry Lee Lewis. This great-value 53-track 2-CD set comprises all her A and B sides for those label from her solo debut for King in 1947 through to 1959, along with the tracks from her two albums for Savoy which were not otherwise released on singles. It's a thorough trawl through her core career, and is a worthy tribute to a highly distinctive and influential entertainer.

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    Artist: Big Maybelle
    Title: Complete King Okeh And Savoy Releases 1947-59
    Genre: Soul/R & B
    Attributes: 2PC
    Release Date: 7/8/2016
    Label: Acrobat
    Product Type: CD
    Catalog #: 3161
    UPC: 824046316129
    Item #: 1720112X

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