Contents • • • • • • • • Career [ ] Moore's parents were Mary Moore and Melvin Hendrex Senior. Her father performed under the stage name Melvin Henderson as a member of the. She was raised by her great grandmother and began singing in the church choir at a young age. She was a member of with Petsye McCune and Rosemary Taylor when she was attending. The group for ' Date subsidiary, reaching number 56 on the in 1966 with 'Lullaby Of Love'.
Solo for the, GSF and Chimneyville followed. Her career took off with several for.
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' (1976) reached number 1 on the and number 3 on the. ' (also 1976) reached number 7 on the R&B chart and number 58 on the pop chart. ' was number 5 on the R&B and number 27 on the pop chart in 1977. The album of the same name was rated four and a half out of five stars by Bil Carpenter of. After a lengthy hiatus, Moore recorded a gospel album, Givin' It Straight To You (1986) for the label of. The album included a of 'What Is This'. She next recorded two for.
She returned to the Malaco label in 1990, for whom she recorded several albums during the ensuing decade and into the new millennium. Moore has four nominations. Bmw Diagnose Software Ediabas.
Her version of 'Misty Blue' appeared on the 2005,. She has been inducted into the, Drum Major for Justice MLK Award 2008, Lifetime Achievement Award Monterey Bay Blues Festival, James Brown Heritage Jus Blues Award 2009, The Blues Foundation Board of Directors Award 2006-2012, nominated for two Blues Music Awards 2013, Mississippi Arts Commission Achievement Award, Mississippi Blues Trail Markers.
On June 6, 2015 Moore was inducted into the Official Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame in Clarksdale, MS. Farish Street Records [ ] Moore started the record label Farish Street Records in 2002. The label is named to honor, the home to live and juke blues music in the neighborhood where Dorothy was raised. Moore's albums Please Come Home For Christmas, Gittin' Down Live, I'm Doing Alright and Blues Heart were released on the label.
Dorothy Moore had two huge hits in 1976 for Malaco with 'Misty Blue' and 'Funny How Time Slips Away.' 'Misty Blue' was a number two R&B and number three pop single and a sizzling piece of heartache soul, while 'Funny How Time Slips Away' wasn't as definitive a soul recasting of Willie Nelson's composition as Joe Hinton's version, but it did better on the charts, reaching number seven R&B. Moore continued on Malaco through the '80s, landing one more Top Ten R&B hit in 1977 with 'I Believe You.' She signed with the reactivated Volt label in the late '80s and recorded two LPs for them, Time Out for Me and Winner, before returning to Malaco for the rest of her '90s work. Farish Street released her holiday album, Please Come Home for Christmas, in 2002.
~ Ron Wynn • ORIGIN Jackson, MS • GENRE • BORN October 13, 1946.