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Ernestine Anderson Sad News RIP

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Soul Source member @Venus reported over the weekend the sad news that  Ernestine Anderson passed away last Thursday

'Ernestine Anderson, the internationally renowned and much-loved Seattle jazz vocalist with a voice once described by her childhood friend Quincy Jones as the sound of “honey at dusk,” died Thursday, March 10. Ms. Anderson was 87.'

More info can be read via the obituary published in The Seattle Times linked below

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/obituaries/jazz-great-ernestine-anderson-dies/




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In the 60's, when signed to Sue, she cut more soul based tracks .......

 

AND even some of her straight jazz tracks were very soulful .......

 

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AND she even added her touch to blues numbers .........

... B B King's majestic "THe Thrill Is Gone" .........

.......... a UK Sue 45 release from her ..........

 

Ernestine live on another soulful number ... MOANIN ........ (love the female organ player & her tinkling on this ........... 

 

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An awful recording but this still shows her attacking a Chess (Jackie Ross) soul number (but her outing was on Mercury) ......... 

 

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