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Dry Bones - Big Maybelle - The Gospel Soul Of Big Maybelle (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. Oct 14,  · THE HURT OF THE CITY (KENT LP) BIG CITY SOUL VOLUME 2 BSIDE: TRACK 4: BIG MAYBELLE - HOW DO YOU FEEL NOW.
  2. About Big Maybelle. A rhythm and blues shouter, a rock 'n' roll pioneer, an uptown Soul Blues crooner, and a singer whose mighty pipes could burn down a slow blues ballad, the aptly named Big Maybelle got her start in Memphis singing for a number of different band leaders.
  3. out of 5 stars Little respect for a big time singer Reviewed in the United States on June 29, Big Maybelle got little respect for her huge singing prowess, This compilation of material by this huge female vocalist. her sensitivity to material and message should have garnered her rave reviews, but she appears to have fallen under the radar/5(3).
  4. Her mountainous stature matching the sheer soulful power of her massive vocal talent, Big Maybelle was one of the premier R&B chanteuses of the s. Her deep, gravelly voice was as singular as her recorded output for Okeh and Savoy, which ranged from down-in-the-alley blues to pop-slanted ballads. In , she even covered? & the Mysterians' "96 Tears" (it was her final chart appearance).
  5. A great set that may well be Big Maybelle's best record ever – really rare work that's quite different than her famous work of the 50s! The set was recorded in the Criteria studios in Miami – and it's got a cool southern soul sound that's part Bobby Blue Bland bluesy soul, and part LP, Vinyl record album.
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  7. Feb 13,  · Born in Jackson, Tennessee, Big Maybelle sang gospel as a child and by her teens had switched to rhythm and blues.
  8. Jan 25,  · CLEVELAND, Jan. 24 (AP) —Maybelle Smith, a blues singer known as Big Maybelle, died yesterday in Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital after being intermittently ill .

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