Linda Carr

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Linda Carr is an American pop-soul singer. Before going solo, she was a backing singer for James Brown, replacing Tammi Terrell.[1][2][3] She and her band The Love Squad had a UK Top 20 1975 hit, released on the 12th July and peaking at Number 15 on the 16th August in the UK with a song called "Highwire". She released a follow-up single called "Cherry Pie Guy" but it failed to chart.


  1. ^ Graham Betts Collins complete UK hit singles 1952-2004 - 2004 p120 LINDA CARR US singer who began backing James Brown (replacing Tammi Terrell), before going solo with Stax and then Stateside, without success, although a couple of Stateside .
  2. ^ Dave Thompson London's Burning: 2009 "Just a year before, he and keyboard player Mike Taylor were working alongside pop-soul singer Linda Carr in her live backing combo, and that had been a big deal, a sign of just how high Wired might climb."
  3. ^ Billboard - 2 Oct. 1971 -Vol. 83, n° 40 p14 "Upcoming first releases are singles by a group called Griffin, "In the Darkness," and soul singer Linda Carr. Marcucci said he is going to concentrate exclusively on singles until his Romar artists are established."