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SONG OF THE DAY Mable John – Able Mable

Mable John (sister to R&B singer Little Willie John) is a pioneering American blues vocalist who was the first female artist to be signed by Berry Gordy of Motown’s Tamla label in 1959. After spending a few years performing with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Wendy Rene – After Laughter (Comes Tears)

Today’s classic, fantastic soul track was first released in 1964 by Memphis-born Mary Frierson, who would later be best known as the great Wendy Rene. As a teenager Mary Frierson performed with her brother Johnny and two friends Marion Brittenum … Continue reading

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