Soul Serenade: Dorothy Moore, “Misty Blue”

Dorothy Moore - Misty BlueThis week I want to focus on Dorothy Moore who was born in Jackson, Mississippi in 1946. Her father, Melvin Hendrex, was better known by his stage name that he employed as a member of the Five Blind Boys of Alabama, Melvin Henderson. Like so many of the great soul artists, Moore began singing as a member of the gospel choir at her church.Eventually Moore went on to attend Jackson State University where she was a part of a group called the Poppies with Petsye McCune and Rosemary Taylor. The Poppies signed to Date Records, an Epic imprint, and had a #56 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Lullaby of Love” in 1966 … (more)

Soul Serenade: Dorothy Moore, “Misty Blue”

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