This week we celebrate the amazing vocals of Linda Jones.
Such an amazing voice lost to the world at only 27 years old.
We can only dream of what could have followed.
Linda Jones Biography (Wikipedia)
Linda Jones (December 14, 1944 – March 14, 1972) was an American soul singer with a strong gospel-influenced style.
Jones was born in Newark, New Jersey. She started singing in her family's gospel group, the Jones Singers at the age of six. Her first recording was "Lonely Teardrops" under the name of Linda Lane on Cub Records in 1963. She was found performing at a local club by songwriter Jerry Harris who introduced her to producer George Kerr. After unsuccessful singles on Atco Records in 1964 and Blue Cat Records the following year, Kerr took her to Warner Bros. Records' R&B subsidiary, Loma Records in 1967. The first Loma release proved to be her biggest success, the ballad, "Hypnotized" reached #4 on the Billboard R&B chart and #21 on the Hot 100. This proved to be the label's best-selling record and it was followed by two further hits, including "What've I Done (To Make You Mad)" (#8 R&B, #61 pop), and an album
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Linda Jones Discography (Soulful Kinda Music Link)
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