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Doris Troy (January 6, 1937 – February 16, 2004) was an American Rhythm & Blues singer, known to her many fans as "Mama Soul".

She was born as Doris Elaine Higginsen, in The Bronx, the daughter of a Barbadian Pentecostal minister. She later took her grandmother's name and grew up as Doris Payne. Her parents disapproved of "subversive" forms of music like rhythm & blues, so she cut her teeth singing in her father's choir. She was working as an usherette… read more

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  • Avatar for Chrilu
    Great singer! RIP !
  • Avatar for marjo47
    Still love this .
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    :)
  • Avatar for BILLTHEBEARD
    GREAT TO HAVE FOUND HER AGAIN!! SHAME ONLLY ONE TRACK PLAYABLE, MASSIVE THANK YOU TO MIKE (YELLOWBADGER) FOR PLUCKING THIS OUT OF THE DEEP RECESSES OF HIS MIND
  • Avatar for sybilliejean
    oh, my good! the voices goes under my skin...unbelievable.... great!
  • Avatar for EdibleHandsoap
    One of the greatest voices I have ever heard. For real.

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