game, Six Degrees, as we listen to Texas
born vocalist Clydie King's best work
as a session singer and as a
solo recording artist.
make "Sweet Home Alabama" the southern
rock band's signature song and one of the
most memorable sounds of the decade.
(Rock Me a Little While)"
(June '75, highest pos. #11)
who joined Sherlie Matthews as a backing
vocalist on "Take Me in Your Arms."
Venetta, Shirley and Clydie all sang
that Venetta was once a member of the Ikettes
churchified solo version. Merry's single
was a minor hit in the U.S. but failed to
chart in the UK. Shoulda been a smash!
background on "Tumbling Dice," a Jagger-
Richards song that was the first single
released from the Stones' double
album Exile on Main St.
Clydie King's session work on recordings
released by other artists, let's press RW
and listen to a couple of her solo singles,
one of which dates back to the mid 50s.
Doo-Wops, Dell Rat Ron and I introduced
The Six Teens, a Los Angeles group best
remembered for "A Casual Look," a 1956
hit single that featured 12-year-old Trudy
Williams on lead vocals. Shortly after
the release of that Six Teens record,
13 year old Clydie King waxed a
cover and it was released as a
single with the artist listed as
Little Clydie and The Teens."
Little Clydie and The Teens
"Only the Guilty Cry," a single credited
to another pseudo group (Clydie plus
session singers) called Clydie King
and the Sweet Things.
that reminds me of the Jan Bradley hit
"Mama Didn't Lie," is the one that
caught my ear. This rare relic sold
for $600.00 USED on eBay!
some of the best Spectorian
recordings of the mid 60s.
Don't miss it!