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Nearer to You
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I'm Evil Tonight
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I'll Be A Liar
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Mean Man
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Sometime

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Betty Harris

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Renowned in deep soul circles for the devastating ballad "Cry to Me," singer Betty Harris was born in Orlando, Florida, in 1941 and raised primarily in Alabama. The child of preachers, her deep church roots conflicted with her desire to sing secular soul music, and at 17 she left home to pursue a performing career, briefly apprenticing under R&B star Big Maybelle before eventually landing in California, cutting the 1960 single "Taking Care of Business" for the Douglas label. Rec... Read more

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