‘Woman to Woman': Shirley Brown’s first hit, and Stax’s last

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 25, 2019 10:08 AM CT | Published: September 25, 2019 4:00 AM CT

In the mid-1970s it was the final hit record of a Memphis soul empire. In 2019, it's an adored meme. But for Shirley Brown, "Woman to Woman" was the song that changed her life.

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Jared Boyd

Jared Boyd

Jared Boyd is an arts and culture columnist at The Daily Memphian and program manager for WYXR 91.7 FM. His friends call him "Jay B.," and you can, too.


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