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Liz Lands

voc, 1939-2013 US, Glynn County, Georgia
Singer of R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Elizabeth Lands Lizz (5)

Liz Lands (born 11 February 1939 – died 11 January 2013) was an American soul singer. Born Elizabeth Lands, she grew up in New York City. Her purported five octave vocal range started her Motown career. She had a background in gospel and some classical training, Liz came to the attention of Berry Gordy where she was performing at one of Dr. Martin Luther King’s benefit shows, supporting Harry Belafonte. Berry Gordy tried to make a name for her in the R&B/Pop market. She left Motown in 1964, going on to rack up quite a catalogue of singles for various labels in the Sixties and Seventies, .

     
Genres
  • R&B/Soul
  • Spoken Word
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Hang On in There Baby on The Ultimate Soul of Detroit, Vol. 3 by Various Artists
One Man's Poison on Move With the Groove - Hardcore Chicago Soul 1962-1970 by Various Artists
Someday We'll Be Together on Soulful Duets by Various Artists
Midnight Johnny on The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4: 1964 by Various Artists
If I Could Live My Life on Move With the Groove - Hardcore Chicago Soul 1962-1970 by Various Artists
Keep Me on The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4: 1964 by Various Artists
We Shall Overcome on The Great March On Washington by Various Artists
May What He Lived For Live on The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 3: 1963 by Various Artists
He's Got The Whole World In His Hands on The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 3: 1963 by Various Artists
Seventh Hour - Previously Unreleased on The One-Derful! Collection: One-Derful! Records by Various Artists

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Starting All Over AgainLiz Lands1990Single
I Have A Dream / We Shall OvercomeDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. / Liz Lands And The Voices Of Salvation1968Single
One Man's Poison / Don't Shut Me OutLiz Lands1967Single
Let It Be Me / Cotton FieldsLiz Lands1965Single
Echo In The Background (Of My Broken Heart) / Qualify For My LoveLiz Lands1965Single
Midnight JohnnyLiz Lands1964Single
May What He Lived For Live / He's Got The Whole World In His HandsLiz Lands1963Single
Untamed!Liz Lands1959Album
Somebody Bigger Than You And ILiz LandsSingle
Midnight Johnny / Think It Over, ReconsiderLiz Lands / Brenda HollowaySingle
Silent NightLiz Lands / Paul Mitchell TrioSingle
Let It Be Me / Cotton Fields / Echo In The Background / Since I Met You BabyLiz LandsSingle
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