View Full Version : Big Maybelle question
03-06-2012, 06:11 AM
I've been looking everywhere but cannot figure out what male vocalist is singing "That's A Pretty Good Love", the B-side of the single "Candy" by Big Maybelle.
Any help is welcomed
03-06-2012, 07:16 AM
You could post a comment under that video and ask the person who posted it if they know who the male vocalist is. Maybe another viewer who is a collector will chime in.
03-06-2012, 09:10 AM
It must have been someone like Nappy Brown who was also signed to Savoy Records at the time.
03-06-2012, 09:48 AM
Since TJ Lubinsky's Grandfather owned the label he might know who it is.
03-08-2012, 07:13 AM
I know this so far... Record session took place in NYC, May 14, 1956... only Big Maybelle is credited on the label and session men are Dave McRae (alt sax) Buddy Lucas, Warren Lucky (tenor sax) Leslie Johnakins (bariton sax) Kelly Owens (piano, arr) Mickey Baker (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Sol Hall (drums) Big Maybelle (vocal)
... but who is the male guy singing together with Big Maybelle? To me it sounds a bit like Willie Dixon... but who knows?
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03-08-2012, 11:50 AM
Here's what I found. It must be one of these guys.
Big Maybelle (http://www.jazzdisco.org/savoy-records/discography-1956/session-index/#560514)
Dave McRae (as) Buddy Lucas, Warren Lucky (ts) Leslie Johnakins (bars) Kelly Owens (p, arr) Mickey Baker (g) Leonard Gaskin (b) Sol Hall (d) Big Maybelle (vo)NYC, May 14, 1956
Savoy 1195, MG 14011, SJL 2221
That's A Pretty Good Love
Savoy 1195, MG 14011
Ring Dang Dilly
Savoy 1527, MG 14011, SJL 2221
Savoy 1572, MG 14011, SJL 2233
* Savoy MG 14011 Big Maybelle - Candy
* Savoy SJL 2221 Various Artists - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll
* Savoy SJL 2233 Various Artists - Ladies Sing The Blues
* Savoy 1195 Big Maybelle - Candy b/w That's A Pretty Good Love
* Savoy 1527 Big Maybelle - So Long b/w Ring Dang Dilly
* Savoy 1572 Big Maybelle - Pitiful b/w A Good Man Is Hard To Find
03-21-2012, 09:31 AM
It is Buddy Lucas! He also recorded a few singles in his own name... singing.
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