Written by
Bob Stumpel

November 15

Chain Of Fools (With The Raelettes, Ft Estella Yarbrough)

UnreleasedWith Estella YarbroughWith The Raelettes


The first known recording at the Fillmore East in New York City on April 18, 1970 may well have been the best. Estella claimed the tune from the beginning until the end.

Ray Charles – piano; Blue Mitchell, Bill King, Herbie Anderson, Marshall Hunt – trumpets; Joe Randazzo, Henry Coker, Glenn Childress, Fred Murell – trombones; Andy Ennis, David Newman, Jay Cloyd Miller, Curtis Peagler, Leroy Cooper – saxophones; Ben Martin – guitar; Edgar Willis – bass; Ernie Elly – drums; Kenny Lupper – piano, organ. Raelettes: Mable John – contralto vocal (lead vocal), Susaye Green – soprano vocal, Estella Yarbrough – alto vocal, Vernita Moss – bass vocal.

’70 LC FillmoreEast
’71 LC San Carlos
’87 LC Antibes
’88 LC Masson
’88 LC Woody
’90 LC Antibes
’90 LC Tokyo
’91 LC Milan
’93 LC Antibes
’94 LC ValleyForge
’95 LC Tramps
’96 LC London
’97 LC Philly
’99 LC NewOrleans NM
’99 LC Rheingau
’02 LC NewJersey


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