Ted Templeman

LORRAINE ELLISON: Classic Soul 1974 Interview

2021 Introduction: Revered for her 1966 classic recording “Stay With Me,” admired by pop and rock artists such as Janis Joplin, Laura Nyro and Van Morrison, Lorraine Ellison never achieved mainstream success in a recording career that spanned almost a decade (1965-1974). In a very rare, in depth interview in 1974, the super-soulful Lorraine shared with David Nathan her hopes for finally gaining recognition with a then-new Warner Brothers’ album…