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Secret History of Chicago Music - Barbara Livsey


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The Chicago Readers 'Secret History of Chicago Music' series of articles by Steve Krakow takes a look at Barbara Livsey

Barbara Livsey was born May 27, 1946, in Atlanta, Georgia, and around 1958 her family moved to Chicago, where she attended Parker Academy on the south side. In high school Livsey (also known as Barbara Bates) took music classes and formed her first group, the Du-Ettes, with her cousin....

The full article here

https://chicagoreader.com/music/soul-singer-barbara-livsey-cut-one-star-making-album-and-vanished/

 

View all Secret History of Chicago Music articles on The Chicago Reader site via

https://chicagoreader.com/music/the-secret-history-of-chicago-music/



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In John Lias's fabulous books -Spinning Around: The History of The Soul LP, he records that the 20th Century Album (that the Secret History of Chicago Music author/OP talks about) was released with 3 unamed male singers supplanting Gwen Livsey & Doris Lindsey. No wonder they found it hard to get paid for their efforts.

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