Barbara Lynn

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Barbara Lynn

Born: Barbara Lynn Ozen – January 16, 1942 – Beaumont, TX

Rhythm and Blues, Electric Blues, Soul

Discography:

Albums

  • 1963 You’ll Lose A Good Thing (Jamie)
  • 1964 Sister of Soul (Jamie)
  • 1968 Here Is Barbara Lynn (Atlantic)
  • 1988 You Don’t Have To Go (Ichiban)
  • 1993 So Good (Bullseye Blues)
  • 1996 Until Then I’ll Suffer (I.T.P.)
  • 2000 Hot Night Tonight (Antone’s)
  • 2004 Blues & Soul Situation (Dialtone)

Chart singles

Year Single Chart Positions
US Pop[7] US
R&B
[8]
1962 You’ll Lose A Good Thing 8 1
“Second Fiddle Girl” 63
“You’re Gonna Need Me” 65 13
1963 Don’t Be Cruel 93
“(I Cried At) Laura’s Wedding” 68
1964 “Oh! Baby (We Got A Good Thing Goin’)” 69 n/a[9]
“Don’t Spread It Around” 93 n/a[9]
1965 “It’s Better To Have It” 95 26
1966 “You Left The Water Running” 42
1968 “This Is The Thanks I Get” 65 39
1971 “(Until Then) I’ll Suffer” 31

Soulful Kinda Music:

http://www.soulfulkindamusic.net/blynn.htm

Melingo:

http://www.melingo.com/thesoulnet/lynn.htm

Videos:

Full show at Library of Congress 2009:

http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=4775

Music Tonic:

http://musictonic.com/music/Barbara+Lynn#v=LoaLCc2jR_g

Meta Cafe:

http://www.metacafe.com/videos_about/barbara_lynn/

You’ll Loose a Good Thing 1964:

It’s Better to Have It, What I’d Say – On the Beat 1966:

Your Losing Me:

Misty Blue 2005:

at home and unplugged 2008:

Please Please Please 2010:

We Got a Good Thing Goin 2013:

Books:

Extract from 1987 interview p396:

http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=68Re4trXKqoC&pg=PA396&dq=%22barbara+lynn%22+blues&hl=en&sa=X&ei=Z4gCUdCFDMya1AXuqIHwBw&ved=0CC4Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=%22barbara%20lynn%22%20&f=false

Blues Encyclopedia p 642:

http://books.google.com/books?id=XQU3AgAAQBAJ&pg=PA642&lpg=PA642&dq=barbara+lynn+guitar&source=bl&ots=BmRHty36eF&sig=RbHSkWWkpzFKivb1v862vdBLbT8&hl=en&sa=X&ei=gELgUqKhL8fvoASh74HoCw&ved=0CEkQ6AEwBDh4#v=onepage&q=barbara%20lynn%20guitar&f=false

Texas Music p. 262:

http://books.google.com/books?id=n6URPV7oISsC&pg=PA262&lpg=PA262&dq=barbara+lynn+guitar&source=bl&ots=5gBlATsWSX&sig=ziAcuO-BuQtru7G8SGUvEeDzJ34&hl=en&sa=X&ei=gELgUqKhL8fvoASh74HoCw&ved=0CFsQ6AEwBzh4#v=onepage&q=barbara%20lynn%20guitar&f=false

Bios:

Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbara_Lynn

Discogs:

http://www.discogs.com/artist/59964-Barbara-Lynn

AllMusic:

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/barbara-lynn-mn0000149973/biography

Music Brainz:

http://musicbrainz.org/artist/facb97f4-4674-40d0-b060-433e9a1a49cb

Last.fm

https://myspace.com/missbarbaralynn

Oldies:

http://www.oldies.com/artist-biography/Barbara-Lynn.html

Around the Web:

Blues Access Online:

http://www.bluesaccess.com/No_44/barbaralynn.html

Blues Music Now:

http://www.bluesmusicnow.com/lynn.html

Aquarium Drunkard:

http://www.aquariumdrunkard.com/2012/07/12/cliftons-corner-volume-15-barbara-lynn/

Feminist Music Geek:

http://feministmusicgeek.com/2010/06/29/barbara-lynn-lefties/

Museum of the Gulf Coast:

http://www.museumofthegulfcoast.org/personalities-music-legends-barbara-lynn.html

Crazy Cajan Music:

http://crazycajunmusic.com/barbara-lynn

The Blues Bus:

http://showcase.thebluebus.nl/soundtrack-of-my-life/august-2007/barbara-lynn

Cussin and Carrying On:

http://cussinandcarryinon.blogspot.com/2012/03/barbara-lynn-live-64.html

The Best Years of Music:

http://strathdee.wordpress.com/2010/10/11/barbara-lynn/

Saleel Soul:

http://saleelsoul.wordpress.com/2013/07/16/barbara-lynn-en-santiago-de-compostela/

So Many Records, So Little Time:

http://www.somanyrecordssolittletime.com/?cat=2543

Brix Picks:

http://www.brixpicks.com/youll-lose-a-good-thing-barbara-lynn-a-25651.html

In A Blue Mood:

http://inabluemood.blogspot.com/2012/02/barbara-lynn-has-blues-and-soul.html

Juke Box Mafia:

http://jukeboxmafia.blogspot.com/2008/05/barbara-lynn.html

Rhythm Nation:

http://rhythmnationblog.wordpress.com/2012/12/31/dreams-come-true-episode-1/

Music Web Navigator:

http://musicwn.com/browse.php?artist=Barbara+Lynn

Hype Machine:

http://hypem.com/search/Barbara%20Lynn/1/

Soulful Fridays:

http://www.tellallyourfriendsmusic.com/2011/10/07/soulful-fridays-barbara-lynn/

Robin’s Nest Jazz:

http://robinsnestjazz.com/2013/01/16/blues-birthday-barbara-lynn/

Becoming is Superior:

http://kenneturner.com/2011/08/28/video-of-the-week-barbara-lynn/

Hippy DJ Kit:

http://hippy-djkit.blogspot.com/2010/04/barbara-lynn-crazy-cajun-recordings.html

Cha Cha Charming:

http://www.chachacharming.com/music/barbara-lynn/

Funky 16 Corners:

http://funky16corners.com/?p=1590

No Hit Records:

http://www.nohitrecords.co.uk/product_info.php?products_id=3078&osCsid=

The Bald Heretic:

http://www.baldheretic.com/2008/08/30/barbara-lynn

Littlefield NYC:

http://www.littlefieldnyc.com/event/366829-barbara-lynn-backed-by-brooklyn/

B Man’s Blues Report:

http://www.bmansbluesreport.com/2012/01/whatd-i-say-barbara-lynn.html

Off Set Guitars:

http://offsetguitars.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=72493

Planet Barbarella:

http://planetbarberella.blogspot.com/2011/02/barbara-lynn-part-1.html

Stuck in the Past:

http://stuckinthepast08.blogspot.com/2014/01/barbara-lynn-jamie-singles-collection.html

Derek’s Daily 45:

http://dereksdaily45.blogspot.com/2013/10/daily-45-salutes-barbara-lynn.html

http://bedazzled.blogs.com/bedazzled/2011/11/dereks-45s-of-the-week-barbara-lynn-on-tribe-records.html

Cultures of Soul:

http://www.culturesofsoul.com/2010/08/05/barbara-lynn/

Soul Mo:

http://soulmo.tumblr.com/search/barbara+lynn

Soul and Jazz and Funk:

http://soulandjazzandfunk.com/reviews/1564-barbara-lynn-a-good-woman-kent.html

Pop Archives:

http://poparchivesblog.blogspot.com/2010/06/barbara-lynn-its-better-to-have-it.html

Super Soul Sisters:

http://supersoulsisters.blogspot.com/2009/02/westside-records-second-volume-of-blue.html

The Cocoa Lounge:

http://cocoalounge.blogspot.com/2008/06/saturday-soul-barbara-lynn-youll-miss.html

Home of the Groove:

http://homeofthegroove.blogspot.com/2005/06/gulf-coast-soul.html

Art and Seek:

http://artandseek.net/2010/01/15/this-week-in-texas-music-history-barbara-lynn/

No Depression:

http://www.nodepression.com/video/barbara-lynn-you-ll-lose-a-good-thing

Soul Sides:

http://soul-sides.com/2013/08/barbara-lynn-mixes-it-up/

One Chord Progression:

http://www.onechordprogression.com/2013/09/soul-queen-barbara-lynn-plays-brooklyns.html

Music Bloodline:

http://musicbloodline.info/artist/MN0000149973/spotify

Who’s the Monk:

http://whoisthemonk.wordpress.com/2010/12/10/barbara-lynn-until-then-ill-suffer-1996/

American Routes:

LA Steel Magnolia:

http://asteelmagnolia.blogspot.com/2010/11/barbara-lynn-she-plays-guitar-like-lady.html

The Ponderosa Stomp:

http://www.ponderosastomp.com/music_more/75/Barbara+Lynn

Rocks Back Pages:

http://www.rocksbackpages.com/Library/SearchResults?SearchText=%22barbara%20lynn%22&SearchTextMatch=ExactPhrase&MonthFrom=1&YearFrom=1960&MonthTo=1&YearTo=2014&SubjectId=0&WriterId=0&PublicationId=0&PieceTypeId=0&ArtistId=0&ArticleType=AnyType&OrderBy=Relevance&PageNumber=1&PageSize=0&FullCount=0&NewSearch=True&IsAcademicGroupMember=True

1972 Blues & Soul Article:

http://www.rocksbackpages.com/Library/Article/barbara-lynn

2000 Austin Chronicle Article:

http://www.austinchronicle.com/music/2000-10-27/79133/

2000 Texas Monthly Article:

http://www.texasmonthly.com/story/barbara-lynn

2003 Off Beat Article:

http://www.offbeat.com/2003/09/01/sassy-saucy-sultry-barbara-lynn-the-empress-of-gulf-coast-soul/

2010 Austin 360 Article:

http://www.austin360.com/news/entertainment/music/classy-soulful-barbara-lynn-1/nRyFY/

2012 Orange Leader Article:

http://www.orangeleader.com/local/x1267393149/Musicians-gather-to-celebrate-local-R-B-legend

2012 LA Record:

http://larecord.com/interviews/2012/05/26/barbara-lynn-music-on-my-mind

Second Hand Songs:

http://www.secondhandsongs.com/performance/304932

Tumblr:

http://www.tumblr.com/search/barbara+lynn

http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/barbara-lynn

Myspace:

https://myspace.com/missbarbaralynn

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/MissBarbaraLynn/info

Songs:

8 Tracks:

http://8tracks.com/explore/songs/Barbara_Lynn

Discover Bit:

http://discoverbit.com/artist/id:2545845/Barbara_Lynn

Second Fiddle Girl 1962:

Your’re Gonna Need Mr 1963:

You Better Stop 1963:

Dina and Petrina 1963:

You Don’t Sleep at Night 1963:

Oh! Baby (We Got A Good Thing Goin On) 1963:

Don’t Be Cruel 1963:

Heartbreaking Years 1963:

Teenage Blues 1963:

What I Need is Love 1963:

You Don’t Have to Go 1963:

Letter to Mommy and Daddy 1963:

Don’t Spread it Around 1964:

Let Her Self Knock Herself Out 1964:

Unfair 1964:

You Can’t Buy My Love 1965:

I’m a Good Woman 1966:

You Left the Water Running 1966:

Until I’m Free 1966:

Watch the One 1967:

Club A Go-Go 1967:

I Don’t Want a Playboy 1967:

Why Can’t You Love Me 1968:

Sure is Worth It 1968:

Only You Know How to Love Me 1968:

( Until Then)I’ll Suffer 1968:

Sufferin’ City 1968:

Multiplyin” Pain 1968:

Why Can’t You Love Me 1968:

Mix it Up Baby 1968:

This is the Thanks I Get 1968:

Ring Telephone Ring 1968:

Take Your Love and Run 1971:

Nice and Easy 1971:

You Better Quit it 1971:

You’re Too Hot To Hold 1971:

You Make Me So Hot 1973:

Sugar Coated Love 1974:

Movin’ On a Groove 1976:

Disco Music 1976:

Ella Mae Morse

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Ella Mae Morse

Born: September 12, 1924 Mansfield, TX

Died: October 16, 1999 Bullhead City, AZ

Jazz, Vocals, Jump Blues, Pop, Rhythm & Blues, Rockabilly, Rock, Boogie, Barrelhouse – 40’s, 50’s

Discography:

Discogs:

Albums

Ella Mae Morse With Big Dave And His Orchestra* – Barrelhouse, Boogie And The Blues ◄ (2 versions)

Capitol Records 1954

Ella Mae Morse With Big Dave And His Orchestra* – Barrelhouse, Boogie And The Blues ‎ (LP, Mono)

Capitol Records 1955

The Morse Code

‎ (LP, Album, Mono)

Capitol Records 1957

Herbie Mann, Ella Mae Morse and Jimmy GiuffreSessions, Live ‎ (LP, Album)

Calliope (3) 1976

Singles & EPs

The Patty Cake Man / Invitation To The Blues

‎ (Shellac, 10″)

Capitol Records 1944

Freddie Slack With Rhythm Section* And Ella Mae Morse With Don RayeThe House Of Blue Lights / Hey Mr. Postman ‎ (Shellac, 10″)

Capitol Records 1946

Ella Mae Morse And Freddie Slack With Rhythm Section* – Your Conscience Tells You So / Pig Foot Pete ‎ (Shellac, 10″)

Capitol Records 1946

A Little Further Down The Road A Piece / Bombo B. Bailey

‎ (Shellac, 10″)

Capitol Records 1948

The Blacksmith Blues / Love Me Or Leave Me

◄ (2 versions)

Capitol Records 1952

Oakie Boogie

‎ (7″)

Capitol Records 1952

Greyhound

‎ (7″)

Capitol Records 1953

What Good’ll It Do Me / Mister Memory Maker

‎ (7″, Promo)

Capitol Records 1957

Tennessee Ernie* And Ella Mae Morse With Cliffie Stone’s Orchestra* – I’m Hog-Tied Over You / False Hearted Girl ◄ (2 versions)

Capitol Records Unknown

Happy Habit / Goodnight, Sweetheart Godnight

‎ (7″, Single)

Capitol Records Unknown

A’Sleepin’ At The Foot Of The Bed / Male Call

‎ (Shellac, 10″, Promo)

Capitol Records Unknown

Ella Mae Morse With Big Dave And His MusicRazzle-Dazzle / Seventeen ‎ (7″)

Capitol Records Unknown

An Occasional Man

‎ (7″)

Capitol Records Unknown

Ella Mae Morse With Nelson Riddle And His OrchestraBig Mamou / Is It Any Wonder ‎ (Shellac, 10″)

Capitol Records Unknown

Connee Boswell* / Ella Mae MorseStormy Weather / Invitation To The Blues / Cow Cow Boogie ‎ (Shellac, 12″)

V Disc Unknown

Ella Mae Morse With Big Dave And His MusicRazzle-Dazzle / Seventeen ‎ (10″)

Capitol Records Unknown

Compilations

Ella Mae Morse / Freddie SlackThe Hits Of ◄ (3 versions)

Capitol Records 1962

Ella Mae Morse / Freddie SlackRockin’ Brew ‎ (LP, Comp)

Ember Records 1969

Sensational

‎ (LP, Comp)

Capitol Records 1985

Ella Mae Morse

‎ (7″, EP, Comp)

Discographia:

http://hallelujahrnr.hostweb4u.info/index_archivos/EllaMaeMorseDiscografia1.htm

http://hallelujahrnr.hostweb4u.info/index_archivos/EllaMaeMorseDiscografia2.htm

Honking Duck:

http://honkingduck.com/discography/artist/ella_mae_morse

http://honkingduck.com/discography/artist/ella_mae_morse_and_f._slack

http://honkingduck.com/discography/artist/ella_mae_morse_and_her_boogie_woogie_seven

Videos:

Discographia – Filmografia:

http://hallelujahrnr.hostweb4u.info/index_archivos/EllaMaeMorseFilmografia.htm

Search Zik:

http://searchzik.com/all_ella+mae+morse.html

Cow Cow Boogie – From Reveille with Beverly 1943:

Nevermore? – From Ghost Catchers 1944-

Blacksmith Blues w Donald Duck 1952:

Also appeared in feature films – The Sky’s the Limit (1943), South of Dixie (1944), How Doooo you Do (trailer w ella singin a little here – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmKg4WxUmGQ&noredirect=1) – (1945), and Hit and Run (1957) –

On TV – Songs for sale (1952), Ed Sullivan Show (1955), and Startime (1960) – and in the Soundie Swing High, Swing Low (1946) – Hopefully some of these have survived.

Biographies:

Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ella_Mae_Morse

Solid!:

http://www.parabrisas.com/d_morseem.php

All Music:

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/ella-mae-morse-mn0000797881

Discogs:

http://www.discogs.com/artist/Ella+Mae+Morse

Last.Fm:

http://www.last.fm/music/Ella+Mae+Morse

Texas State Historical Association:

http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fmobx

Discographia (In Spanish):

http://hallelujahrnr.hostweb4u.info/index_archivos/EllaMaeMorseBiografia.htm

Page From “Before Elvis: The Prehistory of Rock & Roll” p.27, 34-35, 38, 2224, 228, 343-345, 349:

http://books.google.com/books?id=yJes-jdk5kEC&pg=PA343&lpg=PA343&dq=ella+mae+morse&source=bl&ots=FerTVIQWDM&sig=rIZp0Fb_hiXRi2ecmN17XzlbLis&hl=en&sa=X&ei=zf6LUoK8MIPDigK0x4HADQ&ved=0CEEQ6AEwBDjmAQ#v=onepage&q=ella%20mae%20morse&f=false

Page From “All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music p. 40-42:

http://books.google.com/books?id=y5iPO9n4qtQC&pg=PA39&lpg=PA39&dq=ella+mae+morse&source=bl&ots=3r11B2cmTY&sig=jqD_i1FKQiYEfzwVCt4eHJifZ9E&hl=en&sa=X&ei=ofiLUoLaFcK6igLZqoHABw&ved=0CGgQ6AEwCDiMAQ#v=onepage&q=ella%20mae%20morse&f=false

Around the Web:

Her Sons Webpage for Ella Mae Morse:

http://www.prescottlink.com/morse/ella.html

Planet Barbarella Blog – Featuring “Swingin’ at the House of Blue Lights”
by Don Charles Hampton:

http://planetbarberella.blogspot.com/2010/11/jump-back-honey-its-ella-mae-morse.html

1996 Dallas Observer Article:

http://www.dallasobserver.com/1996-03-21/music/the-morse-code/

http://www.dallasobserver.com/1996-03-21/music/the-morse-code/2/

NPR Article 2011:

http://www.npr.org/2011/02/21/132051999/ella-may-morse-the-voice-of-capitol-s-first-hits:

Feminist Music Geek Blog:

http://feministmusicgeek.com/2009/12/02/gone-but-not-forgotten-ella-mae-morse-another-rock-originator/

yahoodi.com:

http://www.yehoodi.com/comment/175789/happy-birthday-ella-mae-morse/

From the Vaults:

http://fromthevaults-boppinbob.blogspot.com/2013/09/ella-mae-morse-born-12-september-1924.html

Mostly Music Blog:

http://laramusicblog.wordpress.com/2013/11/04/smack-dab-in-the-middle-ella-mae-morse-1955/

Pop Culture Cantina:

http://popculturecantina.blogspot.com/2007/05/ella-mae-morse-part-one.html

http://popculturecantina.blogspot.com/2007/05/ella-mae-morse-part-two.html

Now thats what I call bullshit:

http://alanwalkerart.com/wp/?tag=ella-mae-morse

The Rockin Gipsy:

http://therockingipsy.blogspot.com/2010/06/ella-mae-morse-jumpin-and-jivin.html

Hub Pages:

http://billrrrr.hubpages.com/hub/The-Greatest-Female-Vocalist-Youve-Never-Heard

Aaron Munter:

http://www.aaronmunter.com/archives/89

A noodle in a haystack:

http://noodleinahaystack.blogspot.com/2009/08/texas-gals-part-iii-ella-mae-morse.html

A little bird told me:

http://www.sativapeterson.com/wordpress/index.php/2010/11/ella-mae-morse/

Music liner notes:

http://musiclinernotes.wordpress.com/2010/08/29/ella-mae-morse/

eclectic synthetic:

http://eclecticsynthetic.blogspot.com/2009/10/ella-mae-morse-barrelhouse-boogie-blues.html

Forties Fashions:

http://fortiesfashions.blogspot.com/2010/06/cow-cow-boogie-ella-mae-morse.html

Du Chant a la Une:

http://duchantalaune.blogspot.com/2012/11/ella-mae-morse-first-white-female-of.html

South Eastern Cushman Club Collect:

http://www.southeasterncushmanclubconnect.com/2013/11/15/new-post-series-this-weeks-favourite-female-singer-2/

The Gronmark Blog:

http://scottgronmark.blogspot.com/2012/07/freddie-daddy-slack-and-ella-mae-morse.html

Swing, Jazz, Blues – Scene from  Ghost Catchers (1944):

http://swingjazzblues.blogspot.com/2007/07/ella-mae-morse-ghost-catchers.html

IMDB:

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0607595/

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0607595/bio

NYT Obituary:

http://www.nytimes.com/1999/10/18/arts/ella-mae-morse-75-vocalist-who-transcended-pop-genres.html

The Guardian Obituary:

http://www.theguardian.com/news/1999/nov/01/guardianobituaries

Find A Grave:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6001548

Bear Records Page:

http://www.bear-family.com/en/rock-n-roll/rock-roll/morse-ella-mae-ella-mae-rocks.html

Cherry Red Records:

http://www.cherryred.co.uk/revola-exd.asp?id=2096

Digital Citizen:

http://digitalcitizen.ca/?s=ella+mae+morse

Tumblr:

http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/ella-mae-morse

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ella-Mae-Morse/109528122399339

Songs:

Internet Archive Page:

https://archive.org/details/EllaMaeMorse-01-60

Mister Five by Five – 1942:

Get on Board Little Chillun – 1942:

The Patty Cake Man 1942:

Old Rob Roy – 1943:

Milkman Keep Those Bottles Quite – 1943:

Solid Potato Salad – 1943:

Hello, Suzanne – 1944:

Buzz Me -1945:

Rip Van Winkle – 1945:

Captain Kid – 1945:

Your Conscience Says it’s So – 1946:

House of Blue Lights – w Freddie Slack- 1945:

First Rock Song?, First use of the word “homey” in a song?

Invitation to the Blues -1946:

Pig Foot Pete – 1947:

Old Shanks Mare – 1947:

Get Off it and Go -1947:

Tennessee Saturday Night – 1951:

Oakey Boogie – 1951:

Blacksmith Blues – 1952:

It’s Rainin’ Tear Drops From My Eyes – 1953:

Male Call – 1952:

False Hearted Girl  w Tennessee Ernie Ford – 1952:

I’m Hog Tied over You – 1952:

Jump Back – 1952:

I’m a Rich Woman –  1953:

Money Honey – 1954:

40 Cups of Coffee – 1954:

How Can You Leave a Man Like This? – 1954:

Rock Me All Night Long – 1954:

5-10-15 Hours – 1954:

Have Mercy on Me Baby – 1954:

Down in Mexico – 1956:

When Boy Kiss Girl Its Love – 1955:

Smack Dab in the Middle -1955:

Razzle Dazzle – 1955:

Piddily Patter Patter – 1955:

Livin’ Livin’ Livin’ – 1955:

Give Me Love – 1956:

What Good’ll it do Me – 1957:

Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive – 1957: