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Profile: LaVern Baker - Oldies Music - About.com
A profile of LaVern Baker, one of the first female R&B stars to cross over into rock and roll with big hits like "Tweedle Dee," "Jim Dandy," and "I Cried A Tear.
Profile: Neil Sedaka - Oldies Music - About.com
Wrote or co-wrote: "Stupid Cupid," "Frankie," "Where The Boys Are," Connie Francis; "I Waited Too Long," LaVern Baker; "Venus In Blue Jeans," Jimmy Clanton; ...
Women's History and Oldies Music - About.com
LaVern Baker When white pop artists made carbon copies of black R&B hits in the Fifties, LaVern Baker was the first to speak up... and the raw sexuality of "Little  ...
Neil Sedaka (Pianist, Singer-Songwriter) Biography - Music Education
... other artists include: "Stupid Cupid," (Connie Francis) "Fallin'," (Connie Francis) "Frankie," (Connie Francis) "I Waited Too Long," (LaVern Baker) "Since You've ...
Today in Oldies Music History - October 20 - About.com
1954: LaVern Baker, "Tweedle Dee" 1955: Harry Belafonte, "The Banana Boat Song (Day-O)" 1965: The Beatles, "We Can Work It Out" 1967: The Beatles: "The  ...
Today in Oldies Music History - November 11 - About.com
Births. 1927: Mose Allison 1929: LaVern Baker 1938: Roger Lavern (The Tornados) 1943: Mac Kissoon (Mac and Katie Kissoon) 1944: Jesse Colin Young (The ...
Today in Oldies Music History: December 21
1974: The Doobie Brothers, "Black Water". Recording. 1955: LaVern Baker, "Jim Dandy" 1966: The Beatles: "When I'm Sixty-Four," "Strawberry Fields Forever" ...
Today in Oldies Music History: January 16
Inductees include LaVern Baker, The Byrds, John Lee Hooker, The Impressions, Wilson Pickett, Jimmy Reed, and Ike and Tina Turner. 1992: Mick Jagger ...
Today in Oldies Music History: February 15
The cross-country show features Chuck Berry, Clyde McPhatter, Fats Domino, LaVern Baker, The Moonglows, Bill Doggett, and The Five Satins; many of the ...
The Top 10 R&B Hits of 1955 - '50s Rhythm and Blues - Oldies Music
LaVern's Baker signature hit is the essence of an R&B single from 1955, making inroads with rhythm and blues and pop audiences alike because it took the ...
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