| Share
 

LaVern Baker

(Delores Williams)
singer
Born: 11/11/1929
Birthplace: Chicago

A gutsy vocalist capable of blending blues and jazz styles, she contributed to the rise of rock and roll. During her time with Atlantic Records (1953–62), she recorded half a dozen singles that rose to high positions on the pop and R&B charts, including “Tweedle Dee”, “Jim Dandy”, and “I Cried a Tear”.

Died: 3/10/1997

Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Kathy BakerBRussell Baker

More on LaVern Baker from Infoplease:

  • LaVern Baker - LaVern Baker R&B singer Baker, an influential blues musician of the 1950s, saw her career flag ...
  • 1997 Deaths - 1997 Deaths Ewart Abner Cal Abrams Kathy Acker Bobby Adams Dr. Kurt Alfred Adler John Akii-Bua ...
  • November 11 Birthdays: Feodor Dostoyevsky - November 11 birthdays: Feodor Dostoyevsky, Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Leonardo DiCaprio, Maude Adams, Calista Flockhart, Carlos Fuentes, Howard Fast, George Patton, LaVern Baker
  • Selected Biographies: B - Selected biographies of well-known people and fictional characters

Warning: fsockopen(): php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known in /site/html/include/amazon.php on line 71 Warning: fsockopen(): unable to connect to :3128 (php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known) in /site/html/include/amazon.php on line 71
Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring