Marlena Shaw – Co-wrote a new version of Wade In The Water (based on an old gospel original) with Ramsay Lewis and sang on her own version recorded at Chess. It starts off rather like an American Indian war dance:
Let’s Wade In The Water
Kev Roberts put this 45 at 216 on his Top 500.
Another great 45 from this lady is:
California Soul (1969)
Wikipedia: Marlena Shaw