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Lavern Baker
A versatile vocalist, LaVern Baker (born Delores Williams) proved capable of melding blues, jazz and R&B styles in a way that made possible the emergence of a new idiom: rock and roll. During her time at Atlantic Records (1953-62), Baker cut half a dozen singles that rose to high positions on both the pop and R&B charts, including "Tweedle Dee" and "Jim Dandy." The niece of blues singer Memphis Minnie, Baker was blessed with a powerful voice, which she put to use as a teenager singing in nightclubs under the stage name Little Miss Sharecropper. She recorded under that and other pseudonyms (including Bea Baker), finally adopting the name LaVern Baker while singing for Todd Rhodes and His Orchestra. Her recording career swung into high gear with her signing to Atlantic in 1953.
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 Results from Dave Marsh's List of the 1001 Greatest Singles Ever Made
 Baker, Lavern 
#542 (Marsh 1001)  
Soul On Fire
Atlantic 1004, 1953
Category: RnB

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 Baker, Lavern    Fly Me To The Moon/ Ain't Gonna Cry No More 45 Record   Fly Me To The Moon/ Ain't Gonna Cry No More
Atlantic 2267, 1965
Condition: M | Sleeve:
Category: Other Northern Soul
    I Waited Too Long/ You're Teasing Me 45 Record   I Waited Too Long/ You're Teasing Me
Atlantic 2021, 1959
Condition: M- | Sleeve:
Category: RnB
    Lavern Baker (EP) 45 Record   Lavern Baker (EP)
Atlantic EP-588, 1957
Condition: M- | Sleeve:
Category: Rockin' RnB
    My Happiness Forever/ Get Up Get Up (You Sleepy Head) 45 Record   My Happiness Forever/ Get Up Get Up (You Sleepy Head)
Atlantic 1087, 1956
Condition: EX+ | Sleeve:
Category: Rockin' RnB
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      Gorgeous George, Stax 165, "Biggest Fool In Town", $150
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      Hank Jacobs, Call Me 5385, "Elijah Rockin' With Soul", $450
      Carl Henry Hall, Mercury 72318, "Summertime", $300
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      Emanuel Lasky, Wild Deuce 1003, "Lucky To Be Loved (By You)", $125
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      Baby Huey & Baby Sitters, U.S.A. 801, "Just Being Careful", $200
      Determinations, Important 1010, "You Can't Hold On To Love," $200
      Epitome of Sound, Sandbag 101, "You Don't Love Me", $430
      Len Jewell, Fontana 1599, "Bettin' On Love", $425
      Chuck Wood, Roulette 4754, "Seven Days Too Long", $150
      Charmels, Volt 155, "As Long As I've Got You", $280
      Lee Roye, Decca 32356, "Tears", $335
      Satisfactions, Smash 2098, "Take It Or Leave It", $400
      Joe Tex, Dial 3016, "I Wanna Be Free", $210
      Pookie Hudson, Jamie 1319, "This Gets To Me" $590
      Madeline Bell, Mod 1007, "Picture Me Gone/I'm Gonna Make..." w/sleeve + $250
      Sam Fletcher, Tollie 9012 w/ps, "I'd Think It Over", $750

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