Great Ladies of R&B
- Artist: JAMES / BROWN / BAKER
- Format: CD
- Release Date:9/9/2014
2014 unique and spectacular collection of three of the top 10 female R&B singers of all time. All three ladies are members of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. A sprawling 3 CD Set, 45 tracks... all at a special price. Etta James a true R&B legend had 45 chart hits in her career. Included in this collection is the perennial wedding song favorite "AT LAST" which was a #2 R&B hit in 1961, "I JUST WANT TO MAKE LOVE TO YOU" which was her #1 hit written by Willie Dixon which charted in 1996, "ALL I COULD DO WAS CRY" which was a #2 R&B hit in 1962, "TRUST IN ME" which was a#4 R&B hit in 1961, "MY DEAREST DARLING" a #5 R&B hit in 1960, "SOMETHING'S GOT A HOLD ON ME" a #4 R&B hit in 1962, "THE WALLFLOWER" a #1 R&B hit in 1955, "STOP THE WEDDING" a #6 R&B hit in 1962, just to name a few. Ruth Brown another R&B legend of the 1950's and early 1960's enjoyed a great career as well and had 26 chart hits in her career. Included hits are "MAMA HE TREATS YOUR DAUGHTER MEAN" which was her biggest hit and was #1 R&B in 1952, Other #1 R&B hits here are "5-10-15 HOURS" 1952, "OH WHAT A DREAM" 1954, "MAMBO BABY" 1954, & "TEARDROPS FROM MY EYES" 1950, plus many other of her chart topping favorites. LaVern Baker who had 27 chart hits in her career was at the peak of her career from 1955-1960. During this time her top selling songs were "I CRIED A TEAR" #2 R&B 1958, "JIM DANDY which was a million copy seller and is ranked by Rolling Stone Magazine as the #343 Rock & Roll song of All Time, "TWEEDLE DEE" #4 R&B 1955, "I WAITED TOO LONG" #5 R&B 1959, "PLAY IT FAIR" #2 R&B 1955 and many more of her best selling singles.
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