The CFC

5 Dec 2012

so-treu:

mmmightymightypeople:

one of the biggest acts of sexism (and racism) is that it is not mainstream knowledge what the names of the women back singers/women who did duets with men during the atlantic/motown heyday eras. ray charles and otis redding had two of the most notable…

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    shout out to Merry Clayton, who sang backing vocals on “Gimme Shelter”.
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    Omg yes. The powerful vocals that these women provide (in the above as well as others), the powerful vocals that these...
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    All I know about Ray Charles’ backing singers is that they were called the Raelettes and I figured that happened because...
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