December 15, 2014
a modern spin on a classic song, Average Joes’ recording artist, Sarah
Ross, celebrates the 40th anniversary of “You’re No Good” with the
remake of the iconic song made famous by Linda Ronstadt in 1975. “You’re
No Good” can be purchased on both Google Play
honored to introduce this song to a whole new generation of fans,” said
19-year old Sarah Ross. “Growing up, my mom used to play the song all
the time at home, and it has always been one of my favorites.”
original version of “You’re No Good” was written by Clint Ballard Jr.
and first released by Dee Dee Warick in 1963, but it first charted for
Betty Everett in 1963. The single peaked at #51 on Billboard’s “Hot 100” and #5 on Cashbox’s “R & B Locations” chart. In 1975, Linda Ronstadt’s version became a #1 hit on Billboard’s “Hot 100.” In the U.K., the Swinging Blue Jeans had a version of the song which hit #3 in the summer of 1964.
Ross, who was an early contestant on Season 12 of American Idol, was first introduced to fans on Average Joes’ highly successful Mud Digger
compilation albums. She is currently in the studio recording her debut
EP due out in early 2015. A music video for “You’re No Good” will be
released in the coming weeks.
About Sarah Ross
19, Sarah Ross is forging the trail for women in the fast-growing
country/hip hop-rap genre of music. A talented singer, songwriter and
rapper, the New Jersey native has been melding two of her favorite
genres since she was 16.
Signed to Average Joes Entertainment after label head, Shannon Houchins, saw her on Season 12 of American Idol,
Sarah has been in Nashville one short year yet has already found
recording success. The singer recorded with the label’s group, The Lacs,
on their #3 Billboard album, and has had songs included on the popular Mud Digger,
compilation albums along with Colt Ford, The Lacs with J.J. Lawhorn and
Montgomery Gentry. She also claims her country roots along with label
mate Colt Ford in “We All Country” by the Moonshine Bandits.