Lucky Dip. Top drawer Soul of a deep and Southern variety. Recorded sometime in the early 70s is my guess. I can find no background info on Betty Bibbs. She has an entry on SirShambling (as she quite rightly should), but even the good Sir can shed little light on her, and the link on her page, that tantalisingly hints at more info, is broken. It seems her real name may be Betty J Batiste. A quick Google search led me to a Facebook page for a Betty J Batiste which looked promising, but I'm not on Facebook. A bit more Googling tells me that Betty Batiste is not that unusual a name so the hunt for more information on her will likely be a long one. Unfortunately I think my copy of this 45 (on just this side - darn!) is pressed fractionally off centre, although Betty's superb vocals seem to cut through that problem. Betty Bibbs - First Come, First Served 197? PS: Piccie above was taken mid spin, I didn't know I could do that without it blurring!
Mostly vinyl, mostly a private pleasure - until now.
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