|Genres:||R&B / Soul|
|Tags:||soul disco funk female vocalist funky soul rnb|
|Decades:||1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
1946, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. This powerful soul singer moved to Philadelphia in the late 60s and, with help from top local R&B disc jockey Jimmy Bishop, had two releases on Shout and one on Wand. When success was not forthcoming she returned to Jacksonville and, partly owing to her cousin, noted producer Dave Crawford, joined Atlantic Records in 1970. Crawford produced and co-wrote Precious, Precious, which, after lying dormant for some months on a b-side, eventually sold a million and in 1970 became her only US Top 40 pop hit. After six Top 40 R&B hits she joined Kayvette Records in 1975 when she achieved her biggest R&B success, Make Me Feel Like A Woman, which was produced by Brad Shapiro. Moore moved to Columbia Records in 1978 and continued to sell records in the US soul market. She also had her only UK hit with This Time Baby, which narrowly missed the Top 40 in 1979. A consistent R&B hitmaker for over...