Benny Spellman
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Lipstick Traces (On A Cigarette) (1994 - Remaster)
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You Got To Get It
3
Sinner Girl
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Fortune Teller

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Benny Spellman

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The deep bass voice of New Orleans R&B vocalist Benny Spellman boomed through loud and clear on many early-'60s Allen Toussaint productions, but he enjoyed a major hit of his own in 1962, "Lipstick Traces (On a Cigarette)." Spellman spent some time with Huey "Piano" Smith and the Clowns before signing with Minit, where Toussaint utilized his deep pipes to full advantage as a backing vocalist behind Ernie K-Doe on "Mother-in-Law" and countless others. (The Rolling Stones covered ... Read more

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