Roll with Me, Henry(or
The Wallflower), at 15. James, who had a unique and powerful voice, was mostly known as a rhythm-and-blues and soul singer, but she also was adept at pop ballads. Her most famous song is the perennial wedding favorite
At Last(1961). Other hits include
I'd Rather Go Blind,and
All I Could Do Was Cry.
See her autobiography, Rage to Survive (with D. Ritz, 1995, repr. 2003).
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