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DOROTHY MOORE

Four Time

Grammy Nominated Legend

Multiple Blues Music Award Nominations

Gold & Platinum Records

I'M HAPPY WITH THE ONE I'VE GOT NOW

Dorothy Moore releases another fantastic album “Happy with the One I Got Now” - March 27, 2020. 

 

Dorothy Moore has a history of releasing great albums. In 2013 her album “Blues Heart” was nominated for a Blues Music Award for Soul Blues Album of the Year. She also received Blues Music Award nominations for Soul Blues Female Artist in 2013, 2014, 2016 & 2021.

 

Dorothy Moore has released over 18 albums. Dorothy is also a four time Grammy-nominee. Her Misty Blues album has been listened to over 5.7 million times on YouTube and over 1.1 million times on Spotify. She performs rhythm’n blues, soul, and gospel. Dorothy is Moore is a national and international performing legend.

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Samples of I'm Happy With The One I've Got Now 

1. I'm Happy With The One I've Got NowDorothy Moore
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2. You Don't Say NoDorothy Moore
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3. There Comes A TimeDorothy Moore
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4. Everything About Your LovinDorothy Moore
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5. Sad, Sad SundayDorothy Moore
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6. CrazyDorothy Moore
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7. You Don't Have To Tell MeDorothy Moore
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8. I'll Get ByDorothy Moore
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I’M HAPPY WITH THE ONE I’VE GOT NOW

 

Label - Farish Street Records of Mississippi 

This is an exciting and dynamite album.

 

Producer Dorothy Moore, Arranger, Kimble Funchess, Recorded and Mixed at Hummingbird Recording Studios, Vicksburg Mississippi by Buzz Pickens and Kimble Slaton and mastered by L Nix Mastering.            

 I'm Happy With The One I've Got Now

MUSICIANS

Rhythm

Caleb Armstrong - Guitar

Quinous Johnson - Drums

Charles Scott - Keyboards/Organ

Johnny Hubbard - Bass

 

Strings

Samuel Sarpong - Violin I – II

Monquez Ford - Viola

Ebony Sutton - Cello

 

Horns

Dr. Jessie Primer, iii - Tenor Sax

Steve Kincaid - Baritone Sax

David Ware - Trumpet/Trombone

Kimble Funchess - Trumpet/Flugelhorn

Sherrill Holly - Tenor Sax/Alto Sax

 

Background Vocals

Angela Walls

Latonya Polk

 

Photo Cover Credit

Kat Armendariz   

 I'm Happy With The One I've Got Now

SONGWRITERS

1. I’M HAPPY WITH THE ONE I’VE GOT NOW

EG Kight, Joanna Cotton, Johnny Neel, Georgia Songbird Music, (BMI), On Top Of It Publishing (BMI), The Reel Neel Music (ASCAP)

2. YOU DON’T SAY NO

Eddie Floyd, Knock Wood (BMI Publishing)

3. THERE COMES A TIME

Gregory Abbott, Grabbitt Music (BMI)

4. EVERYTHING ABOUT YOUR LOVIN’

im Cashion/Craig Woolard, Cottage Lake Music, (ASACP)

5. SAD, SAD, SUNDAY

EG Kight, Tom Horner, Georgia Songbird Music (BMI), Starhorn Music (ASCAP)

6. CRAZY

Willie Nelson, Sony ATV/Tree Publishing

7. YOU DON’T HAVE TO TELL ME

Jim Wheatherly, Bright Leaf Music, ASCAP, adm. By words and Music (Big Deal Music)

8. I’LL GET BY

Eddie Floyd, Knock Wood (BMI Publishing)

PDF DOWNLOAD about CD Release with details about the recording and updates on Dorothy Moore's Career

Dorothy Moore

Four time Grammy nominee, Dorothy Moore from Jackson, MS began her professional career in the 1960s as the lead singer of a trio called the Poppies. After one Poppies’ album with Epic label, she began singing background for Malaco Records and then became a major artist for Malaco.

 

Her chart topping songs for Malaco included “Misty Blue, Funny How Time Slips Away, I Believe You, For Old Time Sake and With Pen In Hand” with “ Misty Blue” climbing the US charts to #1 for R&B and to #1 single in the UK, going gold in Canada and selling millions worldwide.

 

Misty Blue continues to rate in the top 20 blues songs on the iTunes blues charts in the US and the UK. 

 

After Malaco, Dorothy started her own label Farish Street Records of Mississippi.

 

Her 2020 album “I’m Happy With The One I’ve Got Now” was produced by her and was released to rave reviews.

 

Some of Dorothy’s other recognitions include: being featured on a MS Blues Trail marker at the Alamo Theater, Jackson, awarded the first ever Monterey Lifetime Achievement Award from the Monterey Bay Blues Festival, receiving the 1996 MS Governors Excellence Award in the Arts, the 2001 Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame induction, and a 2009 music excellence Peavey Award presented by Hartley Peavey and MS Gov. Barbour. 

More about Dorothy Moore

She has eighteen albums to her credit. 

Misty Blue climbed the US charts to number one for R&B and to number one single in the UK. It went gold in Canada and has sold millions worldwide. Misty Blue went platinum for the soundtrack of Phenomenon (1996), movie starring John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, and Forest Whitaker. Her song is also played in Black or White with Kevin Costner (2015), Made of Honor (2008), Jesus’ Son (2000), and on the small screen in a Sopranos episode (2004).

I Believe You, released in 1977, earned Dorothy Moore one of Record World’s Top Female Vocalists of the year. The song made the number one single R&B and the top 10 single in the US, and went to number one single in the UK.

 

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Dorothy Moore has performed on stage with Lou Rawls, Al Green, B.B. King, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Ben E. King, Eddie Floyd… She has also appeared on prestigious shows, including Soul Train and The Midnight Special. She has toured internationally to Japan, Jamaica, Switzerland and the UK for three trips, continuing to wow fans.

 

HONORS

Dorothy Moore has several BLUES MUSIC AWARDS

2013, 2014,  & 2016

She received the JAMES BROWN HERITAGE JUS' BLUES AWARD 2009

The 1996 MISSISSIPPI GOVERNOR’S AWARD for Excellence in the Arts

 

 The NATRA Female R&B Vocalist of the Year

 She has been inducted into the MISSISSIPPI MUSICIANS HALL OF FAME.

 

She has received a LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD from the Monterey Bay Blues Festival.

 

She is on noted on several Mississippi Blues Markers and on one Country Music Marker.

RECORDINGS

1966: Lullaby of Love (Epic)

1976: Misty Blue (Malaco) - U.S. #29, R&B #10

1977: Dorothy Moore (Malaco) - US #120, R&B #26

1978: Once Moore with Feeling (Malaco)

1979: Definitely Dorothy (Malaco)

1980: Talk To Me (Epic)

1984: Just Another Broken Heart (Streetking)

1986: I'm Givin' It Straight To You (Rejoice) - Gospel #23

1988: Time Out for Me (Volt)

1989: Winner (Volt)

1990: Feel the Love (Malaco) - R&B #49

1991: Talk to Me (Malaco)

1992: Stay Close to Home (Malaco)

1996: Misty Blue & Other Hits (Malaco)

1996: More of Moore (Malaco)

1998: Songs to Love By (601)

2002: Please Come Home For Christmas (Farish Street)

2005: I'm Doing Alright (Farish Street)

2005: Gittin' Down Live (Farish Street)

2012: Blues Heart (Farish Street)

2020: I'm Happy With The One I've Got Now (Farish Street)

Nominations for Blues Music Awards 

 

2021 BMA Soul Blues Female Artist

2016 37th Blues Music Awards 

Soul Blues Female Artist

2014 35th Blues Music Awards 

Soul Blues Female Artist

2013 34th Blues Music Awards

Soul Blues Female Artist

2013 34th Blues Music Awards

 Dorothy Moore Soul Blues Album “Blues Heart”

Dorothy Moore’s Misty Blue is still is on the top of the charts in the UK and has sold millions worldwide.

RECENT PERFORMANCES

*The Life and Career of Dorothy Moore, Millsaps Arts & Lecture Series, Feb. 2020

* David Gest's Soul Legends The Legacy Tour In the UK

*The Valentine's Day Super Love Jam- California

*Mississippi Governors Inaugural Ball

* Thacker Mountain Radio -Live Show

 *2nd Sat Live @ Claude Gentry Theater

*Kingston, Jamaica Live Show

*Jamaica Day, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

CONTACTS for Booking

Dorothy Moore

RADIO PROMOTION & PUBLICITY

 Mississippi Delta Blues, Inc. Carol Marble, President deltablues@bellsouth.net 

 

 EXCLUSIVE BOOKING

Peggy Brown, CEO Hit the Road Entertainment: htrprb@gmail.com 

MANAGER 

Marcia Weaver

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Dorothy Moore in the Studio (3)