Ernestine Anderson is a blues and jazz singer who was born on November 11, 1928 and whose career spanned more than five decades, and was nominated for Grammy awards four times. She grew up listening to the blues music of Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker and the jazz music of Count Basie, and her personal style encompassed all those elements. Her recordings for the American Sue label were made in 1963.
Ernestine Anderson died 10th March 2016 of natural causes at a nursing home in Shoreline, near Seattle, aged 87.
The Sue label has incorrect spelling of song writer Burt Bacharach.
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Updated 19 July 2016