Big Maybelle

    Big Maybelle

    • Big Maybelle
    Big Maybelle

    Big Maybelle

    • Big Maybelle

    Big Maybelle

    Latest Release

    The Complete King, Okeh and Savoy Releases 1947-61

    Top Songs

    1
    CandyBig Maybelle
    2
    Blues Early, Early, Parts 1 & 2Big Maybelle
    3
    Ramblin' BluesBig Maybelle
    4
    Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On (Album Version)Big Maybelle
    5
    Blues Early, Early, Pts. 1 & 2Big Maybelle

    Albums

    Similar Artists

      Popular On

        About

        Biography

        Her mountainous stature matching the sheer soulful power of her massive vocal talent, Big Maybelle was one of the premier R&B chanteuses of the 1950s. Her deep, gravelly voice was as singular as her recorded output for Okeh and Savoy, which ranged from down-in-the-alley blues to pop-slanted ballads. In 1967, she even covered ? & the Mysterians' "96 Tears" (it was her final chart appearance). Alleged drug addiction leveled the mighty belter at the premature age of 47, but Maybell... Read more

        Chat About Big Maybelle