Barbara Acklin

Barbara Acklin

Real Name:
Barbara Jean Acklin
Profile:
Singer/Songwriter raised in Chicago, Il; cousin of Monk Higgins who produced her first sessions for Special Agent in 1966 (as Barbara Allan). Also, a backup vocalist at Chess Records in the mid 1960's.

Born: 28 February 1943 in Oakland, California (or) 28 February 1944 in Chicago, Illinois.
Died: 27 November 1998 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Pneumonia)

She collaborated extensively with Eugene Record of The Chi-Lites.
Her first hit was "Show Me The Way To Go" a 1966 duet with Gene Chandler. Her biggest hit is "Love Makes A Woman" (1968)but she is mostly famous for "Am I The Same Girl" (1968), later huge hits for Dusty Springfield and Swing Out Sister.
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Barbara Acklin Discography

Albums

BL 54137, BL 754137 Barbara Acklin Love Makes A Woman (Album) Brunswick, Brunswick BL 54137, BL 754137 US 1968 Sell This Version
BL 754148 Barbara Acklin Seven Days Of Night (Album) Brunswick BL 754148 US 1969 Sell This Version
BL 754156 Barbara Acklin Someone Else's Arms (Album) Brunswick BL 754156 US 1970 Sell This Version
BL 754166 Barbara Acklin I Did It Brunswick BL 754166 US 1970 Sell This Version
BL 754187 Barbara Acklin I Call It Trouble Brunswick BL 754187 Jamaica 1973 Sell This Version
ST 11377 Barbara Acklin A Place In The Sun (Album) Capitol Records ST 11377 US 1975 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

203 Barbara Acklin I'm Not Mad Anymore(7", Single) Special Agent Records (2) 203 US 1966 Sell This Version
55355 Barbara Acklin I've Got You Baby / The Old Matchmaker (Single) Brunswick 55355 US 1967 Sell This Version
55319 Barbara Acklin Fool, Fool, Fool (Look In The Mirror) / Your Sweet Loving(7") Brunswick 55319 US 1967 Sell This Version
55387 Gene Chandler And Barbara Acklin Gene Chandler And Barbara Acklin - From The Teacher To The Preacher (Single) Brunswick 55387 Canada 1968 Sell This Version
55388 Barbara Acklin Just Ain't No Love / Please Sunrise, Please (Single) Brunswick 55388 US 1968 Sell This Version
1015 Barbara Acklin Love Makes A Woman (Single) Brunswick 1015 US 1968 Sell This Version
55399 Barbara Acklin Am I The Same Girl / Be By My Side (Single) Brunswick 55399 US 1968 Sell This Version
55366 Gene Chandler And Barbara Acklin Gene Chandler And Barbara Acklin - Show Me The Way To Go / Love Won't Start (Single) Brunswick 55366 US 1968 Sell This Version
C 60015 Gene Chandler And Barbara Acklin Gene Chandler And Barbara Acklin - From The Teacher To The Preacher(7") Coral C 60015 Germany 1968 Sell This Version
755421 Barbara Acklin After You / More Ways Than One (Single) Brunswick 755421 US 1969 Sell This Version
755412 Barbara Acklin A Raggedy Ride (Single) Brunswick 755412 US 1969 Sell This Version
55405 Gene Chandler & Barbara Acklin Gene Chandler & Barbara Acklin - Little Green Apples / Will I Find Love (Single) Brunswick 55405 US 1969 Sell This Version
755433 Barbara Acklin Someone Else's Arms / Is It Me Brunswick 755433 US 1970 Sell This Version
55440 Barbara Acklin I Did It / I´m Living With A Memory Brunswick 55440 US 1970 Sell This Version
55465 Barbara Acklin Lady, Lady, Lady / Stop Look And Listen Brunswick 55465 US 1971 Sell This Version
B 55447 Barbara Acklin I Can't Do My Thing / Make The Man Love You(7") Brunswick B 55447 US 1971 Sell This Version
55486 Barbara Acklin I Call It Trouble / Love, You Are Mine Today Brunswick 55486 US 1972 Sell This Version
55501 Barbara Acklin I'll Bake Me A Man / I Call It Trouble (Single) Brunswick 55501 US 1973 Sell This Version
3892 Barbara Acklin Raindrops Capitol Records 3892 US 1974 Sell This Version

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