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Barbara Acklin

Barbara Jean Acklin (February 28, 1943 – November 27, 1998) was an American soul singer and songwriter, who was most successful in the 1960s and 1970s. Her biggest hit as a singer was "Love Makes a Woman" (1968). As a songwriter, she is best known for co-writing the multi-million-selling "Have You Seen Her" (1971) with Eugene Record, lead singer of the Chi-Lites.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 28th, 1943 (Oakland), Died November 27th, 1998 (Omaha)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1966 - 1970

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 34 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 118281 11/25/1966 Fool, fool, fool (Look in the mirror) Barbara Acklin vocalist  
Decca 118282 11/25/1966 Your sweet loving Barbara Acklin vocalist  
Decca 119401 September 1967 The old matchmaker Barbara Acklin vocalist  
Decca 119402 September 1967 I've got you baby Barbara Acklin vocalist  
Decca 119788 1/10/1968 Love won't start-1 Barbara Acklin ; Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 119790 1/10/1968 Show me the way to go-1 Barbara Acklin ; Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 120131 3/25/1968 Love makes a woman Barbara Acklin vocalist  
Decca 120133 3/25/1968 Come and see my baby Barbara Acklin vocalist  
Decca 120664 7/19/1968 The look of love Barbara Acklin vocalist  
Decca 120665 7/19/1968 To Sir with love Barbara Acklin vocalist  
Decca 120666 7/19/1968 What the world needs now is love Barbara Acklin vocalist  
Decca 120667 7/19/1968 Be by my side Barbara Acklin vocalist  
Decca 120668 7/19/1968 Please sunrise, please Barbara Acklin vocalist  
Decca 120669 7/19/1968 Yes I see the love (I missed) Barbara Acklin vocalist  
Decca 120670 7/19/1968 Just ain't no love Barbara Acklin vocalist  
Decca 120671 7/19/1968 Am I the same girl? Barbara Acklin vocalist  
Decca 120877 October 1968 Little green apples Barbara Acklin ; Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 120878 [Unknown title(s)] Barbara Acklin ; Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 120952 November 1968 Will I find love Barbara Acklin ; Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 120953 November 1968 [Unknown title(s)] Barbara Acklin ; Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 121182 February 1969 A raggedy ride Barbara Acklin vocalist  
Decca 121183 [Unknown title(s)] Barbara Acklin vocalist  
Decca 121184 February 1969 Seven days a night Barbara Acklin vocalist  
Decca 121969 August 1969 After you Barbara Acklin vocalist  
Decca 121970 August 1969 More ways than one Barbara Acklin vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 34 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Acklin, Barbara," accessed January 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/300287.

Acklin, Barbara. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/300287.

"Acklin, Barbara." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 January 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/300287

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