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Judy Clay

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  • Years Active: 1970s

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Biography All Music Guide

All Music Guide:

Virtually nothing is known about Veda Brown, one of the lesser-known singers on Stax's roster in the early '70s. She did manage to crack the lower regions of the charts with two of her four singles on the label, "Short Stopping" and the ballad "Don't Start Lovin' Me." Brown was one of several talented but minor singers that could be found in the Stax empire alone, and while her work there is decent characteristic early-'70s Stax soul, there's not enough to indicate that she necessarily deserved a wider berth. After a couple of subsequent singles on the Raken label, nothing was heard from her again.

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The Ponderosa Stomp

By John Morthland, Contributor

The Ponderosa Stomp, which is organized essentially by record collectors and takes place in New Orleans mid-week between the two Jazzfest weekends, is an eMusic.com kind of event. It's a two-night, marathon (6 PM to 4 AM) celebration of the unsung heroes and one-hit wonders of American music, including early rock 'n'roll, rockabilly, swamp pop, blues, soul, funk and garage bands. Needless to say, many of them record for independent labels. So many, in fact,… more »