Barbara Lynn

Classy, soulful Barbara LynnBarbara Lynn (born Barbara Lynn Ozen, later Barbara Lynn Cumby, January 16, 1942) is an American rhythm and blues and electric blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. She is best known for her R&B chart-topping hit, “You’ll Lose a Good Thing” (1962). In 2018, Lynn received the National Heritage Fellowship. She was born in Beaumont, Texas, and attended Hebert High School. She played piano as a child, but switched to guitar, which she plays left-handed. Inspired by blues artists Guitar Slim and Jimmy Reed, and pop acts Elvis Presley and Brenda Lee, and winning several local talent shows, she created an all-female band, Bobbie Lynn and Her Idols. See for more.

What’d I say

I’d rather go blind

Until then I’ll Suffer

Good Woman

Letter To Mommy And Daddy

You’ll Lose a Good Thing

This Is The Thanks I Get.

Merry Christmas Baby

Movin on a Groove

What I Need Is Love

Then you can tell me goodbye

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