Thursday, May 25, 2017
Chased out of music by KKK threats
Linda Lyndell was a white gospel singer from Florida back in those days of racial harmony, the 60's [NOT!]. Having sung in support of James Brown and Ike & Tina, Stax Records produced her only two single of which "What A Man" was her second and aroused the ire of the cement heads in the KKK and such. Their threats caused her to retire from performing for the next 25 years, coming back to it after Salt N Pepa sampled her only hit for their hit.
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