By Lavern Baker, Ben E. King. Soul On Fire: The Best Of LaVern Baker is a English album released on Aug 2012. Soul On Fire: The Best Of LaVern Baker Album has 20 songs sung by Lavern Baker, Ben E. Listen to all songs in high quality & download Soul On Fire: The Best Of LaVern Baker songs on Gaana. attr("src", $('. de tp
LaVern Baker wasn’t just one of the most driven, incendiary vocalists of the '50s, an era when the competition was stiff. Her synthesis of R&B, pop, and jazz balladry also set the stage for the soul innovations of the '60s. Because it was used in movies and TV, Jim Dandy became her most visible hit, although in the public’s mind it relegated her to one-hit-wonder status. She was known as a dame of early rock ‘n’ roll, something like a one-woman Coasters. In reality, Baker was noteworthy for the diversity of her talents, something that can’t be said for many early rock ‘n’ roll.
LaVern Baker & Ben E.
One of R&B's earliest divas, LaVern Baker could grab hold of a song and belt it out with the best of them, whether she was singing bouncy, up-tempo rock & roll or bluesy torch ballads. Baker's contributions to the rockin' and rollin' wing of '50s R&B were in a class with Atlantic labelmates Ruth Brown and the Clyde McPhatter-era Drifters, as the stellar 20-track compilation Soul on Fire: The Best of LaVern Baker proves.
Listen free to LaVern Baker – Soul On Fire - The Early Years (How Can You Leave a Man Like You, Soul On Fire and more). Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last. Baker was born in Chicago, Illinois. She is occasionally referred to as Delores Williams because of an early marriage to Eugene Williams; in the late 1940s she was identified in RCA Victor record company files as "D. L. McMurley. Delores LaVern Baker (November 11, 1929 – March 10, 1997) was an American rhythm and blues singer, who had several hit records on the pop chart in the 1950s and early 1960s.
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|45-1004||LaVerne Baker*||Soul On Fire (7", Single)||Atlantic||45-1004||US||1953|
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|45-1004||LaVerne Baker*||Soul On Fire (7", Single, RE)||Atlantic||45-1004||UK||2013|