Sunday, October 25

Don't Mess With My Man - Irma Thomas (1959)

Wikipedia - "... Born Irma Lee, as a teen she sang with a Baptist church choir, auditioning for Specialty Records as a 13-year-old. By the age of 19 she had been married twice and had four children. Keeping her second ex-husband's surname, she worked as a waitress in New Orleans, occasionally singing with bandleader Tommy Ridgley, who helped her land a record deal with the local Ron label. Her first single, '(You Can Have My Husband but) Don't Mess with My Man,' was released in spring 1960, and reached number 22 on the Billboard R&B chart. ..."
YouTube: Don't Mess With My Man