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All Music Guide - Andrew Hamilton
Laura Lee was a soulful voice in the women's rights movement. Three cause-championing songs are on this best-of collection: "Woman's Love Rights," "Love & Liberty," and the humorous to women "Rip Off," where Laura flees with all the home's possessions while her man is at work, even taking the phone out of the wall so he can't make any calls. Lee's version of "Crumbs Off the Table" is sung to a slightly different arrangement than the Glass House's version. Nobody came up with more creative titles for songs than Invictus/Hotwax Records; "If You Can Beat Me Rockin' You Can Have My Chair" proves that statement. Three excellent redone standards are tastefully executed by...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andrew Hamilton
Laura Lee was a soulful voice in the women's rights movement. Three cause-championing songs are on this best-of collection: "Woman's Love Rights," "Love & Liberty," and the humorous to women "Rip Off," where Laura flees with all the home's possessions while her man is at work, even taking the phone out of the wall so he can't make any calls. Lee's version of "Crumbs Off the Table" is sung to a slightly different arrangement than the Glass House's version. Nobody came up with more creative titles for songs than Invictus/Hotwax Records; "If You Can Beat Me Rockin' You Can Have My Chair" proves that statement. Three excellent redone standards are tastefully executed by Lee: "Guess Who I Saw Today" rivals Nancy Wilson's; her rendition of "At Last" can compete with anybody's; and "Since I Fell For You" is delivered with the reverence it deserves.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/25/2008
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431866825
  • Catalog Number: 8668

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Laura Lee Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Laura Lee Contributor
Buddy Johnson Composer
General Johnson Composer
Angelo Bond Composer
Ronald Dunbar Composer
Brian Holland Composer
Scherrie Payne Composer
William Weatherspoon Composer
Jimmy Witherspoon Composer
Edyth Wayne Composer
Greg Perry Composer
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