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Big Maybelle

I Ain't Mad At You...From Newport Jazz Festival. * 'Jazz on a Summer's Day' film
BIG MAYBELLE - I CAN'T WAIT ANY LONGER

Big Maybelle's 1967 cover of "96 Tears". This was her only single to chart on the Billboard Pop charts.
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Shakura S'Aida - vocal
Bill King piano, arranger, producer
John Johson- alto sax
Bob Brough -tenor sax
William Sperandei - trumpet
Chris Gale - baritone sax
Neil Chapman- guitar
Scott Alexander -bas
Davide DeRenzo - drums
Recorded: Fire Escape Recorders
Engineer ' Doug Romanow
March 2004

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Big Maybelle's 1967 cover of "96 Tears". This was her only single to chart on the Billboard Pop charts.
Maybelle's raunchier - but cool- version. Two years before Jerry Lee's!
The belly Dancer is Samia Gamal.

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TO YOUTUBE:
When I saw there was no live footage of Big Maybelle on Youtube I thought I should upload this.

From the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival.

Mabel Louise Smith (May 1, 1924 -- January 23, 1972), known professionally as Big Maybelle, was an American R&B singer and pianist. Her 1956 hit single "Candy" received the Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1999. Her debut solo recordings, as Mabel Smith, came for King Records in 1947, backed by Oran "Hot Lips" Page, but she had little initial success. However, in 1952 she was signed by Okeh Records, whose record producer Fred Mendelsohn gave her the stage name Big Maybelle. Her first recording for Okeh, "Gabbin
The first - 1955 on Okeh 7060 - recording of this classic (produced by a young Quincy Jones), a hit in 1957 for Jerry Lee Lewis.