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Ricky Allen
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Ricky Allen

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Ricky Allen


b. 6 January 1935, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. R&B singer Allen is a perfect example of an artist who recorded in the amalgam style called soul-blues, but he did so in the early 60s, long before anybody gave that genre a name. It was a style that was an inevitable product of his background in both the black church and the blues milieu. Allen started his singing in church choirs in his native Nashville, but after he moved to Chicago in 1958, he immersed himself in the West Side bl... Read more

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