Released on Sue WI 398 and “produced by Guy Stevens”, The identity of The Baron – and for that matter, the current whereabouts of his “pounding piano” are unknown. This recording is quite rare and a copy recently sold at auction for £39.
Did not chart.
Updated 13 October 2017
Tarheel Slim’s real name is Alden “Allen” Bunn and he was originally a member of a vocal group called The Larks. Little Ann is his wife, Anna Sanford. This record was licenced from the Enjoy label and is understood to have been recorded in or around 1958.
Did not chart.
Rukusjuice | 14501
Updated 12 October 2017
O V Wright was born on October 9, 1939 and died on November 16, 1980 and is one of the most important southern soul singers. What about you was issued on UK Sue WI 4043.
“What about you” R&B No 46, 1967
O V Wright | Public domain | 14581
Updated 11 October 2017
Sue Records UK is sad to learn of the passing of Blanche Blackwell, who was the mother of Chris Blackwell, the founder of Island Records, of which Sue Records UK was of course a subsidiary.
Sue Records UK sends condolences.
Blanche Blackwell, born 9 December 1912, died 8 August 2017.
“I believe my time ain’t long” by Elmore James was released on Sue LP ILP 921 “We sing the blues” by various artists.
“Misery blues” by Frankie Lee Sims was released on Sue LP ILP 921 “We sing the blues” by Various Artists.
“What will Lucy Do” by Frankie Lee Sims appears on the sampler LP IWP 5 – This Is Blues, and on ILP 919 – Various Artists – Pure Blues Volume 1.
Frankie Lee Sims
Frankie Lee Sims was born on April 30, 1917, in New Orleans, Louisiana and died on May 10, 1970. After four years in the US marines he returned to his music with renewed focus and by the late 1940s had established himself in the Dallas blues scene. He was a cousin of Lightning Hopkins, and is now seen as an important figure in postwar Texas country blues.
This recording was a regional hit in 1957.
Data record created 4 June 2017
Irish Times – Frankie Lee Sims