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Big Maybelle: Candy! On Savoy 1956-59

Colin Escott, Savoy Jazz Records, 2001

RECORD COMPANY files tell the story in a haunting, elliptical way. Let's take 1957, for instance: January 8, fifteen dollar advance; same day, another fifty dollars; January 11, forty dollars; January 14, five dollars; same day, another two hundred; January 26, thirty dollars; January 28, fifty dollars; January 31, two hundred.

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