I Have Loved Me a Man: MORGANA KING

+ scroll down for a version by Allison Durbin

Australian singles charts:
I Have Loved Me a Man initially entered the Kent charts on 2 September 1967 and peaked at #15. It returned to the charts on 7 December 1968 and peaked at #63.

The song is on the album Gemini Changes.

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Record label of Australian release:

BONUS CLIP BELOW – version by Allison Durbin

Morgana King was an American jazz singer and actress. She began a professional singing career at sixteen years old. In her twenties, she was singing at a Greenwich Village nightclub when she was recognized for her unique phrasing and vocal range, described as a four-octave contralto range. She was signed to a label and began recording solo albums. She recorded dozens of albums well into the late 1990s.
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The Morgana King and Allison Durbin versions are both on our Spotify playlist Bang a Gong – the 60s

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1971 version by Aus/NZ singer Allison Durbin from the Happening ’71 TV show (0-10 Network). Host Jeff Phillips is seen at the end of the clip.

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