Jean Knight

Jean Knight

Jean Knight


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Mr. Big Stuff
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A Little Bit Of Something (Is Better Than All Of Nothing) [Album Version]
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Take Him (You Can Have My Man) [Album Version]
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Don't Talk About Jody [Album Version]
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You Think You're Hot Stuff


  • Finest Music Collection: Jean Knight

    May 2016 • 14 songs

  • Mr. Big Stuff (Live)

    Jun 2014 • 10 songs

  • Don't Break My Heart

    Jan 2012 • 14 songs

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Jean Knight


Soul singer Jean Knight's only big hit was a monster -- the sassy funk classic "Mr. Big Stuff," one of the largest-selling singles ever released by the legendary Stax label. A native of New Orleans, Knight was born in 1943 and made her first recordings for producer Huey P. Meaux's Jet Stream and Tribe labels during the mid- to late '60s (many of her sides were later collected on West Side's Blue Soul Belles, Vol. 2). Her success largely confined to the immediate area, Knight was working as a baker when she went to Malaco Studios in Jackson, MS, for a session with veteran produ...
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