Big Maybelle

Baby, Won't You Please Come Home / Say It Isn't So

London : HLC 8854

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  • Artist: Big Maybelle
  • A Side: Baby, Won't You Please Come Home
  • B Side: Say It Isn't So
  • Label: London
  • Format: 45s



  • Vinyl Condition: M-
  • Label Condition: M-
  • Sleeve Condition: M-

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Mabel Louise Smith one of the great R&B gals of the last century, here with her rarest British 45 a 1958 tri-centre press is pristine condition.

Top side underlines Big Maybelle's gifts as she effortlessly strolls through, the Queen Of Blues anthem "Baby, Won't You Please Come Home" matching up to the 1923 recording from the great Bessie Smith. Flip it over for the moody bluesy Irving Berlin's "Say It Isn't So" originally delivered with palpable pain by Connee Boswell in 1932 and covered many times since. With Big Maybelle's rendition being by far the most convincing as she, acts out the pain Irving Berlin intended.

Big Maybelle is most-remembered for her stand-out 60's Soul recordings, but this captures her in her early days and her love for The Blues. Impeccably delivering emotion as only Big Maybelle can

Rare in the extreme, superbly unblemished condition, the like of which we are most unlikely to see again.

Do not pass by..

Condition Report

Two flawless labels, tri-centre fully intact, truly immaculate vinyl, mint minus throughout.

A Side

  • Title: Baby, Won't You Please Come Home

    B Side

  • Title: Say It Isn't So
  • Year: 1958
  • City: United Kingdom