AND I LOVE HIM * ESTHER PHILLIPS * ATLANTIC 2281 * USA
To say that Esther Phillips had a bumpy career is to understate her life in music, she started out in the early 1950s with the Johnny Otis band as a young girl, she was called 'Little' Esther then, and enjoyed two big R&B hits singing with the Dominoes on Federal. The flip of the above, Shangri-La is also a beautifully sung Blues, something in the manner of Billie Holiday.
See also Home Is Where The Hatred Is.
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