Double Crossing Blues

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"Double Crossing Blues' is a 1950 song by the Johnny Otis Quintette, the Robins, and Little Esther, written by Otis. It was released as a 78-rpm single (731-A) by Savoy Records in 1950.[1] The single went to number one on the Billboard R&B chart.[2] It was the debut single for Little Esther, who was then fourteen years old, making her 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