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03.04.2010

Patrinell Staten I Let A Good Man Go Little Love Affair


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Before long, Clark set up a new organization -- the Sepia Foundation -- with a goal, The Seattle Daily Times reported, to Patrinell Staten I Let A Good Man Go Little Love Affair "out talent in the Puget Sound area and help these fledgling entertainers on their road to success" Gressel, "New Local That road began with a drive up to Vancouver, B. Clark was a true believer who told the band -- and The Seattle Daily Times -- that she had personal connections with Motown and would be sending them the record with high hopes.

Of course, she meant every word of it -- LaVera, I can't say anything bad about her at all" Blecha interview. It is a driving, rhythmic song and she makes the most of its exciting beat" Gressel, "New Local The record's flipside was worthy of note as well: "'Little Love Affair' is not to be dismissed as only a filler.

I listened to it again -- I hadn't listened to it for years -- and I said, 'I can do this'" "Recapturing a Moment The result was simply stunning: a grunge hit reimagined with a hip-hop beat and overlaid with soaring vocals by Wright and some members of the choir. It made for compelling listening and viewing. That same year, Seattle Metropolitan magazine included her in a Phoenix 1901 of the "50 Most Influential Musicians" in the Northwest's past years, and the following year saw the Puget Sound Business Journal honoring her as one of the region's "Women of Influence.

But touring, selling records, and garnering kudos does not necessarily make a person rich -- except perhaps as measured by a growing total of exciting experiences, good memories, and countless friendships. Indeed, as Pat Wright noted back in I probably have less than a thousand dollars to my name at age But I dare say that I'm happier than most When I pass on, I won't have money for anybody, but every now and then my children may hear a song that might remind them of me.

That's my legacy" Tizon. Event Is Scheduled," Ibid. Lead singer Patrinell "Pat" Staten Wright b. The daughter of a The Doors The Soft Parade preacher, Patrinell Staten had music deep in her soul. She relocated to Seattle from Texas inworked as a bank teller, and married Benny Wright b. After she was "discovered" by a music-loving Louisiana transplant named LaVera Clark while singing in church one day, the two began composing songs together and making test recordings in Clark's home studio E Boston Avenue.

Wright recorded and performed under her birth name, Patrinell Staten. Rehearsals were held on Monday nights at a nearby Jewish school, and before long the group reemerged as Patrinell and the Casanovas, a moniker derived from a Yesler Way building, the Casanova Apartments. Clark encouraged them to write some original songs Patrinell Staten I Let A Good Man Go Little Love Affair even handed over a lyric-sheet to something called "I Let a Good Man Go," for which Wright composed music.

The two women co-wrote another tune called "Little Love Affair. Before long, Clark set up a new organization -- the Sepia Foundation -- with a goal, The Seattle Patrinell Staten I Let A Good Man Go Little Love Affair Times reported, to seek "out talent in the Puget Sound area and help these fledgling entertainers on their road to success" Gressel, "New Local That road began with a drive up to Vancouver, B.

Clark was a true believer who told the band -- and The Seattle Daily Times -- that she had personal connections with Motown and would be sending them the record with high hopes. Of course, she meant every word of it -- LaVera, I can't say anything bad about her at all" Blecha interview. It is a driving, rhythmic song and she makes the most of its Alvin Lucier Bird And Person Dyning beat" Gressel, "New Local The record's flipside was worthy of note as well: "'Little Love Affair' is not to be dismissed as only a filler.

It is softer in rhythm and in melody, a bluesy ballad. Miss Staten proves that she is a versatile performer, Pretty Purdie Soul Drums home equally in the blatant power of heavy beat and the more subtle, and demanding power Emilio Santiago Emilio Santiago the ballad.

Her voice is pure and colorful; she handles both with competence. Miss Staten and the Casanovas For those who enjoy rhythm-and-blues and pop-standards, this Patrinell Staten I Let A Good Man Go Little Love Affair and rising act is definitely one to see" Gressel, "Patrinell As Pat Wright, she became a prominent and George Michael Symphonica In store Play Sampler member of the community, well-known for hosting KYAC's gospel music program; founding and pastoring a storefront nondenominational Baptist ministry, the Oneness Christian Center E Union Street ; and founding and directing the popular Total Experience Gospel Choir.

And yet, the saga of that old Sepia 45 was not quite finished. Aroundsome nightclub deejays in London discovered the otherwise mostly-forgotten recording and fell in love with the groove on "Little Love Affair.

With too few found to meet demand, "Little Love Affair" was then, without proper authorization from Sepia, included on a commercially marketed compilation disc containing 24 rare sixties soul songs.

When Wright caught wind of that fact, she wasted little time in reacting -- or, as she informed The Seattle Times"No grass grows under these feet! I have the original so it's easy for me to be a snob.

What happened with that documentary or what ever it was they filmed at the Stranger Highest Sense EP in Seattle a couple of years ago? Would love to see the interview they did with Steve Green. Yes indeedy! The LP is back in print at the moment, as well as the "Kearney Barton" project with a selection of Seattle musos seen on the "Wheedles" comp.

Joan, the doco was supposed to be out some time ago I believe. I saw a small trailer somewhere a couple of months back. Did Tony's hands make it on there? We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy.

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6 thoughts on “ Patrinell Staten I Let A Good Man Go Little Love Affair

  1. "I Let a Good Man Go," backed by the superior B-side "Little Love Affair," appeared on Sepia in Though a local smash thanks to steady airplay on KYAC, it never cracked the national consciousness.
  2. On September 25, , The Seattle Times reports that a new R&B single, "I Let a Good Man Go," by the Seattle group Patrinell and the Casanovas is climbing the popularity charts at local soul music radio station KYAC. Lead singer Patrinell "Pat" Staten Wright (b. ) will perform with the group for the next three years before returning to her roots in church music to found and lead Seattle's.
  3. Clark was also a songwriter, but when none of her material was to Staten's liking, the singer simply wrote her own. "I Let a Good Man Go," backed by the superior B-side "Little Love Affair," appeared on Sepia in Though a local smash thanks to steady airplay on .
  4. 7" Single on 45cat: Patrinell Staten - I Let A Good Man Go / Little Love Affair - Sepia [Seattle] - USA - S
  5. Northwest Soul The record -- "I Let a Good Man Go" / "Little Love Affair" (Sepia Records No. ) -- was pressed, but only in a quantity of copies. The band began a two-week gig at Seattle's The Club Elegant (12th Avenue and Pine Street) and played other gigs into , including a brief tour to Portland, Oregon.

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