Barbara Lynn

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtrack
Tags: soul female vocalists rhythm and blues funk northern soul Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Barbara Lynn Ozen, 16 January 1942, Beaumont, Texas, USA. Lynn was signed up by producer Huey P. Meaux after hearing a demo tape and watching her perform in a Texas club. Her early records were recorded at Cosimo’s New Orleans studio and leased to the Jamie label. Composed by Lynn, ‘You’ll Lose A Good Thing’ (1962) was an R&B chart-topper and pop Top 10 hit in the USA, and was followed by ‘You’re Gonna Need Me’ and ‘Oh! Baby (We Got A Good Thing Goin’)’. The last of these was revived by the Rolling Stones on Out Of Our Heads. Barbara issued several singles on Meaux’s own label, Tribe, among which was her version of ‘You Left The Water Running’ (1966). Subsequent releases for Atlantic Records included ‘This Is The Thanks I Get’ (1968) and ‘(Until Then) I’ll Suffer’ (1972), both of which reached the R&B chart for this accomplished singer, songwriter and guitarist....

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