Laura Lee “Wedlock Is A Padlock” (Hot Wax 7007, R&B #37, 1970)

Laura Lee “Wedlock Is A Padlock” (Hot Wax 7007, R&B #37, 1970) Always a women’s rights activist on vinyl in my household, gospel protege turned soul siren Laura Lee celebrates her 70th Birthday today. Starting out with her adopted mother Ernestine Rundless in The Meditation Singers, she always brought a sanguine knowledge to her soulful…