Lorraine Ellison (March 17, 1931 – January 31, 1983) was an American soul singer known for her recording of the song "Stay with Me" (sometimes known as "Stay With Me Baby") in 1966.
Born Marybelle Luraine Ellison, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Ellison originally sang gospel music, working in the groups the Ellison Singers and the Golden Chords in the early 1960s. She switched to the R&B genre in 1964. Her first chart entry was "I Dig You Baby" in 1965 on Mercury Records, which reached #22 on the U.S. Billboard R&B chart chart.
She signed with Warner Bros. Records, and in 1966 recorded "Stay with Me" at a last minute booking, following a studio cancellation by Frank Sinatra. "Stay with Me" reached number 11 in the U.S. Billboard R&B chart and number 64 in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was produced and written by Jerry Ragovoy. Later releases wereЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Heart & Soul [1966, альбом]
- Stay With Me [1969, альбом]
- Lorraine Ellison [1974, альбом]
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