Varetta Dillard

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    Easy, Easy BabyVaretta Dillard
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    Mercy Mister PercyVaretta Dillard
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    Johnny Has GoneVaretta Dillard
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    See See Rider BluesVaretta Dillard
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    I Got A Lot Of LoveVaretta Dillard
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        Varetta Dillard was one of the great unknown blues shouters of the 1950s. A two-time winner of the Apollo Theater's amateur competition, she recorded solo and as a part of a duo that she shared with vocalist/pianist H-Bomb Ferguson. Signed by Savoy in 1951, her singles included "Easy Easy Baby" in 1952 and "Mercy, Mr. Percy," her theme song, the following year. Dillard became known for her tribute songs to fallen heroes. She recorded "Johnny Has Gone," in memory of late vocal... Read more

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