Barbara Stephens

Barbara Stephens

soul, stax, 60s, female vocalists, northern soul

Barbara Stephens (born November 1, 1939 as Boysa Stephens in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American singer. Stephens spent most of her career as a solo artist with Satellite Records (later Stax Records), recording several hit songs such as "The Life I Live" and "Wait A Minute". She also sang with two bands, the Gardenias and the Deltones. She stopped recording and touring in 1971 in order to marry and raise children. She currently resides in Atlanta.