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Artist: Baker, La Vern
Title: La Vern Baker Sings Bessie Smith
Format: LP 180 Gram Vinyl
Label: SPEAKERS CORNER RECORDS
Catalog Number:1281
Barcode:4260019715524 itemnumber=1000122440
Price: $44.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: BLUES
Release Date: 5/18/2018
Availability: Not Currently In Stock
Return Eligibility: NON-RETURNABLE
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It was 1958 when a passably successful R&B singer entered the recording studio with an all-star band to tape a dozen songs from the global repertoire of a legendary blues vocalist. The old-fashioned style in LaVern Baker’s tribute to Bessie Smith might seem somewhat strange in the midst of popular R&B numbers and the growing productivity of the Motown hit machines, but it certainly found favor with the public.

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Release Format: LP         
Vinyl Weight: 180 grams
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