Gloria Irving - Cobra 5008 (1957) (45 rpm)

Not much information at all out there on Gloria Irving.

JET Magazine said she quit Wayne University (Wayne State in Detroit?) to become a blues singer. The article said that once she collected $3,500 that she would go back to school for a degree in Physical Education.

And a book on Willie Dixon says that she was one of the first females (along with Betty Everett) to get a composition from him. Before she landed at Cobra, she was the singer for Swinging Sax Kari's Orchestra. She recorded an "answer song" to Ruth Brown's Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean.

Recorded in Chicago? in 1957.

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