Rita Coolidge ‎– Greatest Hits -1980 Pop Folk ( vinyl )

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Rita Coolidge ‎– Greatest Hits -1980 Pop Folk (vinyl)

Coolidge is a graduate of Florida State University. After singing around Memphis (including a stint singing jingles), she was discovered by Delaney & Bonnie, who took her to Los Angeles where, besides her work with Delaney & Bonnie, she became a popular background singer on many other people's albums.[2] She sang for Leon RussellJoe CockerHarry ChapinBob DylanJimi HendrixEric ClaptonDave MasonGraham Nash, and Stephen Stills.[3] She was featured in Joe Cocker's Mad Dogs and Englishmen tour and album, singing Russell's and Bonnie Bramlett's song "Superstar." She became known as "The Delta Lady" and inspired Russell to write a song of the same name for her.[4]

In November 1970, she met Kris Kristofferson at the Los Angeles airport when they were both catching the same flight to Tennessee. He got off in Memphis with her, rather than continue to his intended destination in Nashville. The two married in 1973 and recorded several duet albums, which sold well and earned the duo a Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal in 1974 for "From the Bottle to the Bottom", and in 1976 for "Lover Please".

Coolidge's greatest success on the pop charts came during 1977–78 with four consecutive top 25 hits, remakes of Jackie Wilson's "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher", Boz Scaggs' "We're All Alone", The Temptations' "The Way You Do The Things You Do", and Marcia Hines' "You".

Coolidge also was among the first hosts on VH1, a U.S. cable network. In 2006, she recorded a standards album, And So Is Love

Sleeve Condition (Out of 10) ~8 slight age wear/ writing on top of cover
Label Condition (Out of 10) ~ 10 
Vinyl Condition ~ (Out of 10) 
all are - 10
BIN # 164 / 186 /188 / *194 better copies

Label:A&M Records ‎– SP-4836
Format:Vinyl, LP, Compilation 
Country:Canada
Released:1980
Style:Country


A1 Born Under A Bad Sign 4:10
A2 We're All Alone 3:38
A3 Fool That I Am 3:07
A4 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher 3:55
A5 Nice Feelin' 5:26
A6 The Way You Do The Things You Do 3:35
B1 I'd Rather Leave While I'm In Love 3:28
B2 Words 3:25
B3 Only You Know And I Know 3:36
B4 I Don't Want To Talk About It 3:36
B5 Fever 3:28
B6 Am I Blue 4:37

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