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REVIEW - Little Esther (with Mel Walker & Johnny Otis): "Cupid's Boogie" - SAVOY 750; JUNE 1950
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DianeE
2021-01-19 20:32:20 UTC
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YOUTUBE -



SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT 10/10
Roger Ford
2021-01-20 05:35:07 UTC
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YOUTUBE - http://youtu.be/CMEocqoevIw
Here's how Esther's third #1 R&B hit of 1950 did in that years Singles
Battle

ROUND ONE
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16 Little Esther with Mel Walker - Cupid's Boogie - Savoy 750
2 Gordon Jenkins & Artie Shaw - I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles - Decca 27186
What a year Esther Phillips had in 1950! And what a contest she's
having so far
WINNER : LITTLE ESTHER

ROUND TWO
Post by DianeE
10 T-Bone Walker - The Hustle Is On - Imperial 5081
8 Little Esther with Mel Walker - Cupid's Boogie - Savoy 750
Lots of wins here today by just two votes. T-Bone adds to the list
WINNER : WALKER

....and here's how it fared in the later Dazzling Duets Battle...

ROUND ONE
Post by DianeE
5 Little Esther with Mel Walker -- Cupid's Boogie -- Savoy 750 -- 1950
4 The Everly Brothers -- Love Of My Life -- Cadence 1355 -- 1958
WINNER : ESTHER/MEL

ROUND TWO (Don & Phil get their revenge :)
Post by DianeE
5 Little Esther with Mel Walker -- Cupid's Boogie -- Savoy 750 -- 1950
12 The Everly Brothers -- Walk Right Back -- Warner Bros 5199 -- 1961
WINNER : EVERLYS
Post by DianeE
SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT 10/10
Bit OTT methinks...its good but just a high 7 for me



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