Article successfully added.

Varetta Dillard Scorched - Good Gravy Baby 7inch, 45rpm

Scorched - Good Gravy Baby 7inch, 45rpm
This product is currently not available.
Please inform me as soon as the product is available again.

  • REP04057
  • 0.05
KILLER R&B STROLLER - one of my favorites! more

Varetta Dillard: Scorched - Good Gravy Baby 7inch, 45rpm

KILLER R&B STROLLER - one of my favorites!

Article properties: Varetta Dillard: Scorched - Good Gravy Baby 7inch, 45rpm

  • Interpret: Varetta Dillard

  • Album titlle: Scorched - Good Gravy Baby 7inch, 45rpm

  • Genre R&B, Soul

  • Label REPRO

  • Record Grading Mint (M)
  • Sleeve Grading Mint (M)
  • Geschwindigkeit 45 U/min
  • Vinyl Size Single (7 Inch)
  • Artikelart 7inch

  • EAN: 4000127750266

  • weight in Kg 0.05
Dillard, Varetta - Scorched - Good Gravy Baby 7inch, 45rpm 7inch 1
01 Scorched
02 Good Gravy Baby
Signed by Savoy Records she had her first recording session with the company in September 1951.... more
"Varetta Dillard"

Signed by Savoy Records she had her first recording session with the company in September 1951. Although her early singles were commercially unsuccessful, she was invited by Alan Freed to perform at the Moondog Coronation Ball in Cleveland on March 21, 1952. Because of concerns over crowd safety, the concert was shut down by the authorities after the first song, and in the event Dillard did not perform. However, her next record, 'Easy, Easy Baby', reached no. 8 on the Billboard R&B charts in July 1952. She then toured with Oran 'Hot Lips' Page and The Five Keys before the record company paired her with singer H-Bomb Ferguson for a series of duets. She had her biggest hit in mid 1953 with 'Mercy, Mr. Percy', which reached no. 6 on the R&B charts. 

The song was nationally popular and became her theme song, but she had difficulty following it up. Her next major success, and final chart hit came in early 1955 when she recorded 'Johnny Has Gone', a tribute to singer Johnny Ace who had died as a result of an accidentally self-inflicted gunshot – the so-called 'Russian Roulette'. Dillard's recording was one of the most popular of several tributes to Ace and reached no. 6 on the R&B charts. She went on tour again and starred in the first Rock'n'Roll show in New Jersey in May 1955. She left the Savoy label in early 1956 and signed for the RCA subsidiary label Groove, where she issued several singles including a tribute to James Dean, 'I Miss You Jimmy'. In 1957, she moved from its subsidairy to the mother label RCA Victor.

With the producers Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller she recorded several tracks backed by The Cookies but finally again unsuccessful commercially. She was dropped by the label in early 1958. She went on to record for the Triumph label set up by Herb Abramson of Atlantic Records fame. Then she moved to MGM's subsidairy Club Records. Her last recordings were done in 1961.

Review 0
Read, write and discuss reviews... more
Customer evaluation for "Scorched - Good Gravy Baby 7inch, 45rpm"
Write an evaluation
Evaluations will be activated after verification.
Please enter the digits and letters in the following text field.

The fields marked with * are required.

Weitere Artikel von Varetta Dillard
Varetta Dillard Vol.1 (CD) Varetta Dillard: Varetta Dillard Vol.1 (CD) Art-Nr.: CD0904001

Ready to ship today,
Delivery time appr. 1-3 workdays

$16.15 *
Varetta Dillard Vol.2 (CD) Varetta Dillard: Varetta Dillard Vol.2 (CD) Art-Nr.: CD0904002

Ready to ship today,
Delivery time appr. 1-3 workdays

$16.15 *
NEW
Double Crossing Daddy   (1951-61) Varetta Dillard: Double Crossing Daddy (1951-61) Art-Nr.: RB106

Ready to ship today,
Delivery time appr. 1-3 workdays

$18.31 *
Richard Younger: Get A Shot Of...The Story Arthur Alexander: Richard Younger: Get A Shot Of...The Story Art-Nr.: 0001018

Currently not available

$27.00
Michael Streissgut:Pioneer Of Nashville Sound Eddy Arnold: Michael Streissgut:Pioneer Of Nashville Sound Art-Nr.: 0001029

Currently not available

$20.47
Abbi Hübner: Sein Leben Seine Musik Seine Sc Louis Armstrong: Abbi Hübner: Sein Leben Seine Musik Seine Sc Art-Nr.: 0001030

Currently not available

$26.78
Marc Boettcher: Legende einer Sängerin Alexandra: Marc Boettcher: Legende einer Sängerin Art-Nr.: 0001032

Currently not available

$32.35
As I Write A Letter The Beatles: As I Write A Letter Art-Nr.: 0002018

Currently not available

$16.20
Nothing Is Beatle Proof The Beatles: Nothing Is Beatle Proof Art-Nr.: 0002023

Currently not available

$48.60
D.Morton: A Black Star In Early Country Music BAILEY, Deford: D.Morton: A Black Star In Early Country Music Art-Nr.: 0002033

Currently not available

$32.35
Photobook & CD Bernardo Bertolucci: Photobook & CD Art-Nr.: 0002105

Currently not available

$10.75
Aw! Shucks Baby b-w The Big Push Tiny Topsy: Aw! Shucks Baby b-w The Big Push Art-Nr.: REP20053

Currently not available

$11.61
Yeah, Yeah, Yeah b-w I'm Leaving 7inch, 45rpm Tommy Lomonte: Yeah, Yeah, Yeah b-w I'm Leaving 7inch, 45rpm Art-Nr.: REP12064

Currently not available

$11.61
Hound Dog b-w Rock A Bye Baby 7inch, 45rpm Big Mama Thornton: Hound Dog b-w Rock A Bye Baby 7inch, 45rpm Art-Nr.: REP20040

Currently not available

$11.61
My Babe - Roller Coaster 7inch, 45rpm Little Walter: My Babe - Roller Coaster 7inch, 45rpm Art-Nr.: REP12049

Currently not available

$11.61
Bop-A-Lena - Date Bait 7inch, 45rpm Ronnie Self: Bop-A-Lena - Date Bait 7inch, 45rpm Art-Nr.: REP19055

Currently not available

$11.61
Miss You So b-w You Shocked Me 7inch, 45rpm Tiny Topsy: Miss You So b-w You Shocked Me 7inch, 45rpm Art-Nr.: REP20013

Currently not available

$11.61
Jump Jack, Jump - Till The Well Runs...7inch, 45rpm Wynona Carr: Jump Jack, Jump - Till The Well Runs...7inch,... Art-Nr.: REP03041

Currently not available

$11.61
Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On - One Monkey...7inch, 45rpm Big Maybelle: Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On - One... Art-Nr.: REP02051

Currently not available

$11.61
Long Blond Hair (7inch, EP, 45rpm, PS) Johnny Powers: Long Blond Hair (7inch, EP, 45rpm, PS) Art-Nr.: 45RCEP107

Ready to ship today,
Delivery time appr. 1-3 workdays

$10.75
Tell The Gang Goodbye - Twist In The Morning SC Jack Hammer: Tell The Gang Goodbye - Twist In The Morning SC Art-Nr.: R1457

Currently not available

$7.02
Rockin' 7inch, 45rpm, EP, PS Kid Thomas: Rockin' 7inch, 45rpm, EP, PS Art-Nr.: NREP110

Currently not available

$9.18
Black Denim Trousers - Bazoom 7inch, 45rpm, SC Cheers: Black Denim Trousers - Bazoom 7inch, 45rpm, SC Art-Nr.: AUS29

Currently not available

$5.94
Viewed