Numero Group: By The Numbers


Meet Shirley Ann Lee…
October 20, 2008, 9:59 pm
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I think it’s about we time we introduce you to the sacred sounds of Shirley Ann Lee. She hails from the back roads of Toldeo, Ohio where she started singing in the church at a young age. Due to her brother’s association with Ecorse, Michigan’s Church Of The Living God chapter, her path crossed with Revival Records owner/producer Felton Williams back in 1967.

Over the past couple of years we’ve had the luxury of listening to the tapes of her various Revival sessions as we curated the CD for Numero 026, Local Customs: Downriver Revival. But a home recording we came across the other day paints such an intimate sonic picture of her that it is too good not to share with you today.

There will be much more Shirley Ann Lee for your ears and eyes with the Downriver Revival CD/DVD combo coming atcha’ in the new year. For now though, it’s time to Get Back!


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Sweet! Thanks for sharing. Killer comp!

Comment by W

[…] Downriver Revival is out March 3, and includes an incredible DVD with over 200 archival sound recordings. Read more/buy here. Also recommended: this short and sweet clip documents Shirley Ann Lee’s first listen to her own recordings in nearly 40 years. Here’s a home recording from Ms. Lee that doesn’t appear on the comp, via the Numero Group blog: […]

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Hi – Do you have any other songs by Shirley Ann Lee? The link above to Get Back does not seem to work. Thanks

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