Double Crossing Blues

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"Double Crossing Blues' is a 1950 collaborative song by the Johnny Otis Quintette, The Robins, and Little Esther. The song was written by Johnny Otis. It was released as a 78 single on Savoy Records, 731-A, in 1950.[1] The single went to number one on the R&B chart.[2] The single was the debut single for Esther Phillips, who at the time of "Double Crossing Blues" release was fourteen years old, becoming the youngest female singer to have a number-one single on the R&B chart.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Double Crossing Blues. Discogs.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 445. 
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 459. 
Preceded by
"I Almost Lost My Mind" by Ivory Joe Hunter
Billboard Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records number-one single
March 4, 1950
Succeeded by
"Mistrusting Blues" by Little Esther with Mel Walker and the Johnny Otis Orchestra