Barbara Lynn

Blues Singer

Birthday January 16, 1942

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Texas

Age 81 years old

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Rhythm and blues songwriter and singer who is best known for her 1962 song "You'll Lose a Good Thing," which topped the R&B charts.

Before Fame

She performed at small clubs in Texas.


She has toured Japan as well as other foreign nations.

Family Life

She married her husband in 1970 and they had three children. In 1983 and after her husband's death, she made a brave return to the studio to record "You Don't Have To Go."

Associated With

She was inspired to play guitar and sing by musicians like Elvis Presley.