Dorothy Moore

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by Dorothy Moore

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13 October 1947, Jackson, Mississippi, USA. Moore was one of the last great southern soul singers to find success in the late 70s, when disco and funk were making deep soul an increasingly marginalized form limited to the south. She began her career at Jackson State University where she formed an all-female group called the Poppies with Petsye McCune and Rosemary Taylor. The group recorded for Columbia Records’ Date subsidiary, reaching number 56 in the pop charts in 1966 with... Read more

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soul
female vocalists
southern soul
motown and soul
rnb soul
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