Delores LaVern Baker (November 11, 1929 – March 10, 1997) was an American rhythm-and-blues singer who had several hit records on the pop chart in the 1950s and early 1960s. Her most successful records were "Tweedle Dee" (1955), "Jim Dandy" (1956), and "I Cried a Tear" (1958).
Birth and Death Data: Born November 11th, 1929 (Chicago), Died March 10th, 1997 (Queens)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1965 - 1969
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||116486||9/2/1965||Please don't hurt me (I've never been in love before)||LaVern Baker ; Jackie Wilson||vocalist|
|Decca||116487||9/2/1965||Think twice||LaVern Baker ; Jackie Wilson||vocalist|
|Decca||116640||10/8/1965||Pledging my love||LaVern Baker||vocalist|
|Decca||117103||3/9/1966||One monkey (don't stop the show)||LaVern Baker||vocalist|
|Decca||117104||3/9/1966||I'm gonna get you||LaVern Baker ; Jackie Wilson||vocalist|
|Decca||117105||3/9/1966||I'm still gonna love him||LaVern Baker||vocalist|
|Decca||117609||6/24/1966||Call me darling||LaVern Baker||vocalist|
|Decca||117610||6/24/1966||Batman to the rescue||LaVern Baker||vocalist|
|Decca||118279||11/25/1966||Wrapped, tied and tangled||LaVern Baker||vocalist|
|Decca||118280||11/25/1966||Nothing like being in love||LaVern Baker||vocalist|
|Decca||119243||7/26/1967||Born to lose||LaVern Baker||vocalist|
|Decca||119244||7/26/1967||I need you so||LaVern Baker||vocalist|
|Decca||119245||7/26/1967||Play it fair||LaVern Baker||vocalist|
|Decca||121395||March 1969||I'm the one to do it||LaVern Baker||vocalist|
|Decca||121814||June 1969||Love is ending||LaVern Baker||vocalist|
|Decca||121815||June 1969||Baby don't you do it||LaVern Baker||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Baker, LaVern," accessed February 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/302608.
Baker, LaVern. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/302608.
"Baker, LaVern." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 February 2021.
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