From the Land of Band Box Records

Lavern Baker on Atlantic Records

May 22, 2012

Lavern Baker broke onto the national charts in 1955 with “Tweedle Dee” backed by The Gliders singing group.  Real name Delores Williams from Chicago – she passed in 1997 at age 67. “I Can’t Love You Enough” was her second charting single in early 1956 – (#14 Hot 100 and #6 R&B in 1955).  “I Cried a Tear” came along in 1958 and was her biggest Hot 100 Hit at #6 (#2 R&B).

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