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AIRPLAY DIRECT CELEBRATES WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH WITH THE CLASSIC WOMEN OF DELMARK RECORDS

Posted on March 18, 2021

“In honor of Women’s History Month we are pleased to have worked together with Delmark Records to deliver an outstanding collection of recordings from talented, powerful women to our radio members globally," said Lynda Weingartz, CEO - AirPlay Direct. "We believe your listeners will take great joy in listening to these Delmark classics.”

“Wild About That Thing - Ladies Sing the Blues was a compilation made for Delmark’s 50th anniversary. All in all, a great introduction to Delmark’s women.

Blue Chicago is the name of one of the finest blues clubs in Chicago. Blue Chicago has been presenting Chicago’s world-class blues artistry for many years. One of the unique aspects of the club is that women singers are part of the performances almost every night. This CD, Women of Blue Chicago, features Chicago’s best women of the blues.



Delmark’s offers three historical releases – one of masters from Apollo Records, and one each by Edith Wilson and Bonnie Lee. From the Apollo Series, Blu Lu, Wee Bea, Baby Dee – Don’t You Feel My Leg (subtitled “Apollo’s Lady Blues Singers”) At fifteen, Edith Wilson became the third black woman to make phonograph records and has since spent many long and productive years in the entertainment field. Her record is He May Be Your Man…. With a career that has The Real Deal features new Sharon Lewis original songs and a few covers of songs she often performs in her live shows like Van Morrison’s 'Crazy Love' and Bill Withers’ 'Ain’t No Sunshine'. Zora Young and Grana Louiseexplore the international flavor of blues. Most of the musicians on Zora’s album The French Connection come from France and it was recorded there.

Two recordings each by Big Time Sarah and Shirley Johnson are featured for Women’s History Month. From Big Time Sarah – A Million Of You has five new songs Sarah collaborated on with songwriter William Bolden and arranger/guitarist Rico McFarland, and Blues in the Year One D One picks up where Big Time Sarah’s debut CD on Delmark, Lay It On’Em Girls left off. Killer Diller is Shirley Johnson’s American debut CD. Almost all of the 14 songs on Shirley’s Blues Attack are new original compositions by various musicians on the CD along with two great covers of classics 'Unchain My Heart' and '634-5789'."  ~ Julia A. Miller, CEO & President - Delmark Records












DELMARK 50th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION
VARIOUS ARTISTS - LADIES SING CLASSIC BLUES
Blues - Soul - Blues
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EDITH WILSON
Blues - Cabaret
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BLU LU, WEE BEA & BABY DEE
Blues - R&B
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WOMEN OF BLUE CHICAGO
Blues
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BONNIE LEE
Blues
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DEMETRIA TAYLOR
Blues
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ZORA YOUNG
Blues
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BIG TIME SARAH
Blues
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SHARON LEWIS
Blues
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SHIRLEY JOHNSON
Blues
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AirPlay Direct currently has over 11,000 radio station members in 100+ countries and serves over 45,000 artist / label members globally on a daily basis. AirPlay Direct currently operates and services the largest global independent radio distribution network in the world with respect to Americana, Bluegrass, Folk, Blues, Alt. Country, Roots Music, etc.

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