is a fan site created to recognise the recording careers
of both Little Stanley Lippitt and Lady Bianca.
(Little) Stanley Lippitt is a highly respected R 'n B and Blues songwriter, publisher and recording artist from Oakland, California. His recordings span over four decades and include the highly sought after recordings on Vance Records "Out of Sight Loving", "The Stran" and "The P.W."
Alongside his recording and production work, Stanley can now be seen regularly touring with his wife, singing partner and top Blues artist Lady Bianca (see full biography).
It is great to report that on March 10th 2007 Little Stanley and the Five Brooks were inducted in to the Bay Area Blues Society Hall of Fame.
Lady Bianca is known worldwide as a highly respected Blues artist based in Oakland, California.
Alongside Lady Bianca's own recordings she has recorded with many of the who's who of Hall of fame legends such as: Bobby Bland, Willie Dixon, John Lee Hooker, Etta James, Curtis Mayfield, Van Morrison, Sly and the Family Stone, Irma Thomas, Koko Taylor, Joe Louis Walker and many more (see full biography). Lady Bianca has gained significant recognition both in the USA and Europe, regularly winning numerous music awards including best blues performer in the Bay Area Black Music Awards and has been inducted in to the West Coast Blues Hall of Fame. In 2009 Lady Bianca was crowned the "Queen of the Blues" by KPO.
Purchase Lady Bianca and related cd's, alongside a large selection of Blues CD's and books in our Amazon Store Lady Bianca Music Store
Bay Area 45's Listings
Search by Label, Artist or Title 1000's of Bay Area 45's from the 1950's onwards.
We are documenting the labels and releases of every Soul, Northern Soul, Blues, Funk, R'N'B, Doo-Wop, Gospel, Garage, Rock n' Roll, Boogie, Rock, Country, Punk etc and related 45's and labels from the 1950's onwards. This includes any formally released 45's or acetate recordings that were made during these eras in the Bay Area especially San Francisco and Oakland.
Bay Area 45's youtube Channel
Visit Bay Area 45's channel on youtube to listen to 100's of songs from the Bay Area from the 1950's to present date. Just click the link on the video below and click playlists or search Bay Area 45's.
Bay Area Music Scene 1950's onwards - Information wanted
I am publishing a book on the music scene in and around the San Francisco Bay Area from the 1950's to present date.
If you have any information, did you produce, work in the studio or record anything from the 1950's onwards or work for the local radio station or in a local record store, have copies of original music posters or photos or just have memories of the times especially the 50's, 60's & 70's, I would be keen to make contact with you. Please do let me know by contacting me through the Contact Form
All contributions are welcome and all included will be acknowledged.
This is the official fan site for Stanley Lippitt and Lady Bianca. You will find a wealth of information about these artists alongside many other artists and labels etc. not generally available elsewhere.
It is my hope that with the development of the site both Stanley & Bianca along-side so many other great Bay Area artists get the recognition they deserve.
My thanks go out to many of the collectors and vinyl enthusiasts who have over the years helped document much of the information provided on the site , most notably Andy Gallagher, Christian Peitner and to Stanley and Bianca for letting me into your lives from afar.