A highly acclaimed R&B singer, LaVern Baker (November 11, 1929 - March 10, 1997) sang gospel music as a child and at 17 began performing in nightclubs as "Little Miss Share Cropper." Her best known songs include "I Cried A Tear" (1959), "I Waited Too Long" (1959), and "See See Rider" (1963). Baker was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991.
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- See See Rider 1962
(This song (a.k.a. "C.C. Rider.") was previously a hit for Chuck Willis (1957) and later also became a hit for the Animals (1966) and Bobby Powell (1966).)
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