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

Barbara Acklin Love Makes A Woman (Album) Brunswick, Brunswick US 1968 Sell This Version
Barbara Acklin Seven Days Of Night (Album) Brunswick US 1969 Sell This Version
Barbara Acklin Someone Else's Arms (Album) Brunswick US 1970 Sell This Version
Barbara Acklin I Did It Brunswick US 1970 Sell This Version
Barbara Acklin I Call It Trouble Brunswick Jamaica 1973 Sell This Version
Barbara Acklin A Place In The Sun (Album) Capitol Records 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
Barbara Acklin I've Got You Baby / The Old Matchmaker (Single) Brunswick US 1967 Sell This Version
Barbara Acklin Fool, Fool, Fool (Look In The Mirror) / Your Sweet Loving Brunswick US 1967 Sell This Version
Gene Chandler And Barbara Acklin Gene Chandler And Barbara Acklin - From The Teacher To The Preacher (Single) Brunswick Germany 1968 Sell This Version
Barbara Acklin Just Ain't No Love / Please Sunrise, Please (Single) Brunswick US 1968 Sell This Version
Barbara Acklin Love Makes A Woman (Single) Brunswick Canada 1968 Sell This Version
Barbara Acklin Am I The Same Girl / Be By My Side (Single) Brunswick US 1968 Sell This Version
Gene Chandler And Barbara Acklin Gene Chandler And Barbara Acklin - Show Me The Way To Go / Love Won't Start (Single) Brunswick US 1968 Sell This Version
Barbara Acklin After You / More Ways Than One (Single) Brunswick US 1969 Sell This Version
Barbara Acklin A Raggedy Ride (Single) Brunswick US 1969 Sell This Version
Gene Chandler & Barbara Acklin Gene Chandler & Barbara Acklin - Little Green Apples / Will I Find Love (Single) Brunswick US 1969 Sell This Version
Barbara Acklin Someone Else's Arms / Is It Me Brunswick US 1970 Sell This Version
Barbara Acklin I Did It / I´m Living With A Memory Brunswick US 1970 Sell This Version
Barbara Acklin Lady, Lady, Lady / Stop Look And Listen Brunswick 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
Barbara Acklin I Call It Trouble / Love, You Are Mine Today Brunswick US 1972 Sell This Version
Barbara Acklin I'll Bake Me A Man / I Call It Trouble (Single) Brunswick US 1973 Sell This Version
Barbara Acklin Raindrops Capitol Records US 1974 Sell This Version
Barbara Acklin Special Loving / You Give Him Everything, But I Give Him Love Capitol Records UK 1975 Sell This Version

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