Wednesday, January 25, 2012
DEE DEE GARTRELL - SECOND HAND LOVE b/w WOULD IT BREAK YOUR HEART
Unfortunately, the cocktail jazz scene lost a great singer when in Dee Dee (Delia) Gartrell, but the soul world gained her for some incredible records (which is the world that her big voice truly belonged in.) Dee Dee's voice SOARS on this track! The flip side is a gorgeous ballad, well worth hearing as well.
Delia was a cocktail jazz singer in Atlanta where soul hero THE MIGHTY HANNIBAL caught a performane and was enchanted with her voice. She was in a relationship with his friend, who Hannibal tried to partner with to make records with Delia. That partnership never materialized, but Delia and Hannibal DID find a partnership together; both on wax and later as husband and wife.
Info on the web shows that Delia still performs the occasional gig in the Atlanta area.
DEE DEE GARTRELL - SECOND HAND LOVE
WOULD IT BREAK YOUR HEART
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