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Barbara Lynn - Here Is Barbara Lynn (180g) (light in the attic)
Barbara Lynn - Here Is Barbara Lynn (180g)
Barbara Lynn - Here Is Barbara Lynn (180g)
Barbara Lynn - Here Is Barbara Lynn (180g)
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Here Is Barbara Lynn (180g)

Barbara Lynn (light in the attic)

VÖ-Datum: 30.11.2014

Musikstil: Soul

Artikelnummer: 1886844 / LITA119LP

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"To be a woman singing your own blues and soul songs in 1960s Texas was a rare thing. To do so while brandishing a left-handed Stratocaster and bashing out hard-edged licks was even rarer. Yet that's just what Barbara Lynn did, inspired by Guitar Slim, Jimmy Reed, Elvis Presley and Brenda Lee. And it was a hit: her 1962 debut single, ''You'll Lose A Good Thing,'' recorded with session musicians including Dr. John, gave her an R&B chart Number One and a Billboard chart Top 10 hit.~~~~It was a path that Lynn chose at elementary school in 1940s Beaumont, Texas, when she told her mother she wanted to play guitar. ''I decided that playing piano was a little bit too common, you know what I mean?'' says Lynn in the new liner notes. ''You'd always see a lady or a little girl sitting at a piano. I decided I wanted to play something more unexpected, so that's when I got interested in learning to play the guitar.'' Self-taught, first on the ukulele and then on a guitar, Lynn formed her first group, Barbara Lynn and Her Idols, while still at school and soon took the local scene by storm. Hers was a powerful talent in a petite package, a performer who could stand up against the best-even as a teenager.~~~~Spotted while performing, underage, in Louisiana, she was offered the chance to record her own material, songs that filtered the experience of being a black Texan teen with power, feel, and guts. Ten of the twelve tracks on her debut album were her own compositions. ''It took a lot of time,'' Lynn remembers of the recording process, ''but we got 'Good Thing,' we got our hit. I loved it. I loved meeting the new musicians; a lot of the guys who played on that record became friends. And seeing how the engineers worked and how they produced the sounds, all of that was really interesting to me.''~~~~The success of that single took Lynn out on the road with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, BB King, Supremes, Chuck Berry, Guitar Slim, and The Temptations. BB King even wrote a lett

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