Tribute to my soul sisters

Martha High (performer)
Tribute to my soul sisters
Tribute to my soul sisters Tribute to my soul sisters

Tribute to my soul sisters

Tribute to my soul sisters
Martha High
Record Kicks, 2017
1 cd
Playing time
Placing suggestion
78 - Pop (NBLC) P4 - Populaire muziek Engels (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 3 times in Flemish libraries

About Martha High

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Martha High (born Martha Harvin in 1945, Victoria, Virginia) is an American female vocalist.

Harvin grew up in Washington, D.C., attending Roosevelt High School and singing in Trinity AME Zion Church. She began singing in The Four Jewels (whose members attended the same church and school) after the departure of Carrie Mingo. After Martha joined the group, they changed their name simply to The Jewels and released their best-known hit, "Opportunity". After a follow-up single, "But I Do" b/w "Smokey Joe", flopped, they were dropped from Dimension Records.

The Jewels went on tour with James Brown in 1964, with a demanding nightly schedule. They visited the studios of Motown Records on the Detroit leg of the tour, hoping to record, but the building was closed that day. They did record two singles while they toured with Brown, but after a year and a half with Brown the group split up. Harvin adopted the stage name Martha High and continued singing with Brown for the …Read more on Wikipedia