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Barbara George (August 16, 1942, Smithridge, Louisiana - August 10, 2006, Chauvin, Louisiana) was an American R&B singer and songwriter. August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Born Barbara Ann Smith, she was raised in New Orleans and began singing in a church choir. She was discovered by singer Jessie Hill, who recommended her to producer Harold Battiste. Her first record on Battiste's AFO (All For One) record label, I Know (You Don't Love Me No More), which she wrote, was issued in late 1961, and both topped the R&B chart and made #3 in the pop charts. It was later recorded by many other artistes, including the Merseybeats, Ike and Tina Turner and Bonnie Raitt. New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ... The Merseybeats were a merseybeat band that emerged from the Liverpool scene in the early 1960s, along with the Beatles, Gerry & the Pacemakers and other similar artists. ... Tina Turner on the cover of her 1991 album Simply the Best Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939) is an African American R&B, pop, rock and soul singer, Buddhist and occasional actress probably best known for her scorching performances with the Ike and Tina Turner... Bonnie Raitt on the cover of her album Silver Lining Arbonna Bonnie Raitt, (born November 8, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist who was born in Burbank, California, the daughter of Broadway musical star John Raitt. ...

Two subsequent releases, You Talk About Love and Send For Me (If You Need Some Lovin') on AFO and Sue reached the Hot 100 later in 1962 but failed to match the overwhelming success of her first hit. Later recordings met with more limited success, and she largely retired from the music business by the late 1960s, with a few subsequent attempts at a comeback being unsuccessful.

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