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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.
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 ...
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  ...
50s R&B Artists - Oldies Music - About.com
When white pop artists made carbon copies of black R&B hits in the Fifties, LaVern Baker was the first to speak up... and her versions of "Tweedle Dee," "Jim  ...
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 ...
Ben E. King - History, Songs and Biography
... Me the Way," "Help Each Other" with Lavern Baker, "How Often" with Lavern Baker, "First Taste of Love," "Here Comes the Night," "Ecstasy," "Auf Wiedersehen , ...
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: 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 ...
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: January 5
1955: LaVern Baker's "Tweedle Dee" enters the R&B charts 1974: The Carpenters' The Singles 1969-1973 album hits #1 1979: The Blues Brothers' Briefcase of ...
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