Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Pattie Labelle and Bluebelles: Fly-IN High

John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 6 November 1970

IT HAS gone virtually unnoticed in the British musical press that Pattie La Belle (or Patty La Belle or Patti La Belle!) and her Blue Belles, Sarah Dash and Nona Hendrix, were in Britain recently to sign a recording contract with Fly Records, a new label that operates in conjunction with Track, who are best remembered by Soul fans for having issued 'You Gotta Pay The Price' by Al Kent and 'Testify' by the Parliaments.

Total word count of piece: 815


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.