Source

Oral history interview with Gloria Lynne

Title
Oral history interview with Gloria Lynne, 2009.
Description
transcript: 148 p.
Summary
Born 1931 in New York City, childhood in Harlem; career: winner of Apollo amateur night, 1951; tour with Ella Fitzgerald; shows at Copacopana; ; recordings with the Enchanters and the Deltones, 1950s; first solo record, Miss Gloria Lynne, 1958; 1964 hit and similarly titled autobiography, "I Wish You Love"; lyrics for Herbie Hancock's "Watermelon Man"; treatment of women; spiritual aspect of singing; respect toward musicians; anecdotes of musicians including Miles Davis, Herman Foster, Dinah Washington; singers in church; performances of song excerpts.
Notes
Interviewed by Steve Rowland on September 9, 2009.
Duration: 166 min.
Forms part of: Apollo Theater oral history project.
Language
English
Format
Book Book
Acquired On
June 29, 2012
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