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Lavern Baker
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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
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 Baker, Lavern 
#352 (RS 500)  
  Jim Dandy 45 Record   Jim Dandy / (See See Rider by Lavern Baker)
Atlantic Oldies 13001, 1956
Condition: M-
Category: Rockin' 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
$18.00 
  
    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
$27.50 
  
    Lavern Baker (EP) 45 Record   Lavern Baker (EP)
Atlantic EP-588, 1957
Condition: M- | Sleeve:
Category: Rockin' RnB
$175.00 
  
    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
$18.00 
  
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