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Margie Hendrix

p, 1935-1973 US, Register, Georgia
Musician of R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Marjorie Hendricks

Born: 3 March 1935 in Statesboro, Georgia Died: July 1973 (heroin overdose). Marjorie Hendricks started out as a teenager playing the piano for the children's choir at her church in Statesboro, Georgia. In the early 1950s she wrote and recorded her own songs but they were not hits. In 1956 at the age of 21, Margie Hendricks joined the Cookies and not long after that the Raelettes. Her first real gig was with Ray Charles. She recorded duets with Ray and performed behind him with the Raelettes. In the late 1950s Margie developed a relationship with Ray. In 1959 Margie Hendricks had a child with Ray, a boy (Charles Wayne Robinson). In the early 1960s Margie started getting into heroin and drinking. In 1964 Ray had gotten to the point where he had enough. Margie was fired after a big argument with Ray and later died of heroin overdose in 1973.

  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
  • Blues
  • Rock
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
Don't Destroy Me on Don't Destroy Me / Jim Dandy by Margie Hendrix
Jim Dandy on Don't Destroy Me / Jim Dandy by Margie Hendrix
(I Got) Your Mama's Recipe (Live) on Southern Soul Music by Various Artists
Somebody's Gonna Plow Your Field on Somebody's Gonna Plow Your Field by Margie Hendrix
(I've Got) Your Mama's Recipe on Somebody's Gonna Plow Your Field by Margie Hendrix

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
He Called Me BabyElla Washington, Margie Hendrix, Vivalore Jordan1978Compil.
Somebody's Gonna Plow Your Field / Your Mama's RecipeMargie Hendrix1969Single
Don't Destroy Me / Jim DandyMargie Hendrix1968Single
One Room ParadiseMargie Hendrix1967Single
One Room ParadiseMargie Hendrix1967Single
I Call You Lover But You Ain't Nothin' But A Tramp / The QuestionMargie Hendrix1967Single
RestlessMargie Hendrix1967Single
Let No One Hold You / A Lover's BluesMargie Hendrix And The Vocals1967Single
Now The Hurts On You / I Found My LoveMargie Hendrix1965Single
Baby / Packin' UpMargie Hendrix1965Single
RestlessMargie HendrixSingle
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