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 Ann Peebles Bio (Part 3)
Ann made a few more singles for Hi during the late seventies and early eighties, when most of the other artists had left the sinking ship, but unlike what you may hear from the artists that recorded for Stax, Ann only has warm recollections of the Hi-days.
Ann's return was of course warmly greeted by her old fans, but in all honesty, the CD was a bit disappointing, but only because of the rather stiff, electronic instrumentation.
As active as ever, Ann continues to perform both in and out of the U.S. and in keeping with her conviction that "real and live" is how music should be played, her band encompasses ten musicians, two dancers and even has a horn section, a rare thing these days.
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 In Demand Entertainment Booking Agency : Ann Peebles : Talent Booking Agent - Event Production - Entertainment Marketing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
And if imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Ann Peebles artistry is widely admired, as evidenced by the numerous covers she has inspired by English artists such as Graham Parker and Paul Young and American rockers such as Bob Seger, Patti Labelle and Tina Turner.
Peebles was born in East St. Louis, where, despite her young age, she sang in a family gospel choir with her 10 brothers and sisters, performing in shows with such gospel greats as the Soul Stirrers and Mahalia Jackson.
Ann Peebles was the outstanding female singer in Memphis in the '70s.
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 CMT.com : Ann Peebles : Biography
Peebles was born April 27, 1947, in East St. Louis, MO. Her father was a minister and her mother a singer, and naturally Peebles began singing at a young age in her father's church choir.
Peebles caught her big break in 1968 on a trip to Memphis, where she asked to sit in on a club set by trumpeter Gene "Bowlegs" Miller.
Peebles reunited with Mitchell in 1989 for Call Me, an album released on Mitchell's short-lived new label, Waylo; however, longtime fans generally found it a disappointing comeback overpowered by sterile electronic instrumentation.
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 GLP - artist roster - biography
Ann Peebles has one of those rare voices and a style so distinctive that anyone who has heard her once never confuses her with anyone else.
And, if imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Ann Peebles is obviously and widely admired for her artistry, as evidenced by the numerous covers of her own versions own songs have spawned: from English artists like Graham Parker and Paul Young to American rockers such as Bob Seger, Patti Labelle and Tina Turner.
Petite, somewhat shy, and still young, Ann was born in the heart of St. Louis in a small town known as Kin Loc County, where she sang in a family gospel choir with her ten brothers and sisters, performing on St. Louis bills with gospel greats like the Soul Stirrers and Mahalia Jackson.
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 ear fuzz: Straight From the Heart With Ann Peebles
Born at the end of the 1940's, Ann grew up with a background in gospel singing which was no doubt part of the reason she possessed such a powerful voice in such a petite frame.
Ann's voice is full of a kind of aching pain and passion that, correct me if I'm wrong, you just don't really get anymore.
Ann's voice here is in pure contrast to the previous track, offering a more considered, laidback quality.
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 My Family
Rebecca Geraldine PEEBLES was born on 21 Mar 1963 in Atmore, Alabama.
Ronald Wayne PEEBLES was born on 10 Dec 1968 in Escambia County, Alabama.
Ruth Ellen Peebles was born on 23 Jun 1920 in Pratt.
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 Miss Funkyflyy's Ann Peebles Pages
A thunderstorm was raging over Memphis, Tennessee, as singer/songwriter and Hi recording artist Ann Peebles, her boyfriend Don Bryant (himself a Hi artist and prolific composer) and their mutual friend, local D.J. Bernard "Mister B" Miller, were getting ready to go to a concert in the city.
Ann, Don and Bernard never made it to the concert, instead they finished the track that same night and the very next day "I Can't Stand The Rain" was cut, in just one take.
Although it was not Ann's first hit on the legendary Hi record label, nor her last, it was the one that established her as an international star and which defined the Hi-sound world-wide.
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 Ann Peebles Bio (Part 2)
Ann, who had sung all her life and had all the stage experience in the world, found the recording process exciting.
In 1969, producer Willie Mitchell felt that Ann was ready for the world (and that the world was ready for her).
Ann says she and Denise -who just happens to be another of this scribe's favorite southern Soul heroines- also "did some TV shows together".
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 Amazon.com: The Best of Ann Peebles: The Hi Records Years: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The feminine counterpart to Al Green on producer Willie Mitchell's Hi label, Peebles had a strong run through the '70s during which she put out a string of R&B hits, many of which have since been revived by famed fans of the singer and the Memphis style.
I was lucky enough to see Peebles when she toured in the mid-'90s (in San Francisco) and have to say, though I missed the incredible background singers (those *white* Chalmers-Rhodes-Chalmers girls) and Willie Mitchell's crackling arrangements, she was still in great form.
Peebles is not a flashy singer with unbelievable chops like Aretha or Mavis Staples, but she has a grit and an absolute authority that puts her in their class.
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 Ann Peebles -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Ann Peebles (born April 27, 1947) is an internationally acclaimed singer and songwriter best known for her popular (additional info and facts about Memphis soul) Memphis soul albums of the 1970s on the (additional info and facts about Hi Records) Hi Records label.
Two of her better known songs are "I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down" and "I Can't Stand the Rain".
A popular local bandleader, Miller was known for also helping other musicians, such as members of the (additional info and facts about Hi Rhythm Section) Hi Rhythm Section, get their starts in the Memphis music industry.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/an/ann_peebles.htm   (169 words)

 My Family
Susannah PEEBLES was born on 25 Aug 1836 in Henry, Alabama.
Tony Leroy PEEBLES was born on 13 Dec 1963 in Atmore, Alabama.
William I PEEBLES was born on 7 Jul 1635 in Kilconquhar Parish, Fife, Scotland.
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 Paul Brown Music. - The Vocalists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Ann Peebles, Mavis Staples and Reba Russell are of course among those.
Having toured with The Marvells Ann Peebles, released her own album titled Three Wishes, opened concerts for Leon Russell and most recently engineered and opened for Golf Pro John Daly along with fronting her own JoJo Jefferies band.
Don has been married to Soul legend Ann Peebles for 23 years now and is the Co- Author of her 1973 hit "I Can't Stand The Rain".
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If Al Green was the king of '70s Southern Soul, then Ann Peebles was his queen.
Written in partnership with her husband Don Bryant and Memphis deejay Bernard Miller, "Until You Came Into My Life" features Peebles softly singing of a happier kind of love to be shared with the right man. Fortunately for us, her contentment with love is brief.
Peebles is at her gritty best when singing bittersweet songs on love's blues--a fact made amply clear in her riveting masterpiece of heartbreak, "I Can't Stand The Rain." Called the "greatest record ever" by John Lennon, "I Can't Stand The Rain" deliciously blends blues, gospel and pop into an incomparable Memphis soul stew.
www.musthear.com /reviews/icantstandtherain.html   (488 words)

 BBC - Radio 1 - Keeping It Peel - Ann Peebles
Peebles" style was more fully shaped with "Part Time Love" (1970), an irresistibly punchy reworking of the Clay Hammond-penned standard, while powerful original songs, including "Slipped Tripped And Fell In Love" (1972) and "I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down" (1973), later recorded by Paul Young and Graham Parker, confirmed her promise.
After a return to the gospel fold in the mid-80s, Peebles bounced back in 1990 with Call Me. In 1992 the fine, back-to-the-Memphis-sound Full Time Love was issued.
She appeared that summer at the Porretta Terme Soul Festival in Italy and her riveting performance was captured on a CD of the festival, Sweet Soul Music - Live!, released by Italian label 103.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio1/johnpeel/artists/a/annpeebles   (387 words)

 CD review: "I'll Treat You Right," "Full Time Love" and "Louisiana Soul Man"
Two of the three artists reviewed here — Otis Clay and Ann Peebles — are acknowledged masters of soul, and newcomer Dalton Reed grants them no quarter.
After scoring with "I Can't Stand the Rain" in the early '70s, she disappeared from the pop charts, and quit performing shortly thereafter to raise a family.
Peebles falls short only once, on an inexplicable cover of the Rolling Stones' "Miss You" that is performed straight, a la the Stones.
www.trageser.com /archive/music/album-soul-roundup.html   (541 words)

 Ann Peebles MP3 Downloads - Ann Peebles Music Downloads - Ann Peebles Music Videos
The title song was an instant classic, and its lyrics are among the most moving and gripping in soul annals.
This was Ann Peebles' finest album for Hi Records, and it should have been a massive success.
Instead, while it's celebrated in Europe and now considered an anthem, it floundered and barely scraped the pop charts, although the single was her biggest R&B hit.
www.mp3.com /albums/38381/summary.html   (198 words)

 R&B / Soul - The Complete Ann Peebles on Hi Records, Vol. 1: 19 - Ann Peebles free mp3 full albums download   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
To most music listeners, there's a distant memory of a hit song called "Can't Stand the Rain," which had one of the most unique arrangements of its time, and was covered by many other singers, including Lowell George on his one solo album.
That song is on the disk, along with the entireity of three albums Peebles released from 1969-73, all of them produced by Willie Mitchell, and sounding enough like Al Green to draw you in, but establishing their own specific hold on you.
One exception (and of course it's hard to generalize about a two disk set that gives you almost 40 songs, so there are many exceptions) is the great "Until You Came Into My Life," which is a full-blooded embodiment of a woman who has found love after a long struggle.
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 Tower Records - I Can't Stand The Rain - Ann Peebles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Personnel: Ann Peebles (vocals); James Mitchell (arranger, baritone saxophone); Teenie Hodges (guitar); The Memphis Strings (strings); Andrew Love, Ed Logan (tenor saxophone); Wayne Jackson (trumpet); Jack Hale (trombone); Archie Turner (piano); Charles Hodges (piano, organ); Leroy Hodges (bass); Howard Grimes (drums); Rhodes, Chalmers, Rhodes (background vocals).
Like her male counterpart Al Green, Ann Peebles was a southern singer with gospel roots who found her way to Hi Records.
Peebles' third album I CAN'T STAND THE RAIN was her crossover breakthrough after considerable success on the R&B charts.
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 Ann Peebles - Call Me   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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 Bargains CDs - R&B: L->W   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Peebles sheds the tough talking, homewrecker image (given her by Willie Mitchell) and sings the praises of love and fidelity.
Peebles can still sing, though, no doubt about it.
Ann's sixth and last Hi LP recorded in 1978.
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 Ann Peebles Official Ticket Source Joe's Pub New York, NY Broadway Tickets by Telecharge.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Ann Peebles Official Ticket Source Joe's Pub New York, NY Broadway Tickets by Telecharge.com
Show Description, Cast and Tickets for Ann Peebles at the Joe's Pub in New York, NY
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 PEEBLES Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
ELIZABETH PEEBLES V. was born 1703 in Prince George County, Virginia, and died 1782 in Craven County, South Carolina.
Elizabeth Orren King Peebles died in 1835, according to sketchy family records, and is thought be buried in the Mitchell Cemtery in Benevola (Pickens County).
William Barnabas Peebles died on January 22, 1915 of what was described in the newspaper as an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound suffered while he was attemtping to cross a fence at his Vienna plantation.
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 Ann Peebles biography : albums : icebergradio.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A diminutive singer with a powerful voice and an even stronger attitude, Ann Peebles was one of the artists who defined Willie Mitchell's legendary Memphis soul label Hi Records, along with Al Green and, later, O.V. Wright.
Best of Ann Peebles: The Hi Records Years
This Is Ann Peebles/The Handwriting Is on the Wall
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 Ann Peebles - Buy rare Ann Peebles music cds and vinyl record albums
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 Bettye LaVette: The Great Lady of Soul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Her voice can be soft, romantic, brash, swooping, squalling, even abrasive, but she is always the one and only, "Bettye LaVette." On stage, she works as hard as Tina did when she was with Ike.
Last year, she rocked the Porretta Soul Festival in Italy along with soulsters Sam Moore, Ann Peebles and the Sweet Inspirations.
In 2002, she garnered acclaim from jaded critics as a result of her sizzling performance at the Chicago Blues Festival prompting Mark Guarino of the Daily Herald to quip "LaVette was the brightest surprise of the Festival...a dynamic singer."
www.bettyelavette.com /Biography/biography.html   (947 words)

 River of Song: The Artists
River of Song caught the Horns in a familiar setting, a Memphis recording studio, but the session was anything but typical.
After laying down horn tracks on a record by Ann Peebles, the soul diva who came to Memphis from St. Louis in the early 1970s and burned up the charts with "Can't Stand the Rain," they sat back and joined her on an acoustic blues, backed only by piano.
In this setting, they stepped out of the riff-centered approach for which they are famous, and blew gorgeous jazz solos, Jackson's trumpet recalling Louis Armstrong while Love's tenor sax growled, warm and sexy, wrapping itself around Peebles's powerhouse vocals.
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 Hi Records Recording Artist Ann Peebles
Born April 27, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri, Ann Peebles began singing gospel in the choir directed by her father when she was only nine.
Peebles’ is the only female to have cut solo albums for Hi.
Her dynamic vocal interpretative style continues to receive rave critical reviews with her now classic recording of “I Can’t Stand The Rain” being listed among RandB’s best tracks.
www.hirecords.com /artists/Annpeebles.htm   (102 words)

 Ann Peebles - Complete Ann Peebles on Hi Records, Vol. 2: 19 - Yahoo! Shopping
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 'How Strong Is a Woman [the Story of Anne Peebles 1969-1980]' by Ann Peebles from The Portsmouth Chorus.
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