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Alberta Adams (born Roberta Louise Osborne, c. 1920, Indianapolis, Indiana) is a Detroit blues, jump blues and Chicago Blues singer. She was raised in Detroit, Michigan by a relative, and got her break in the 1940s performing in a club on Hastings Street amidst other artists like John Lee Hooker.
Soon after she landed a recording contract with Chess Records and recorded alongside Red Saunders for the label. Adams found herself touring with the likes of Duke Ellington, Eddie Vinson and Louis Jordan. Her solo career did not lift off until the 1990s, when she landed a contract with the now defunct Cannonball Records and recorded two albums for them, 1999's Born With the Blues and 2000's Say Baby Say. Her latest album from 2004, entitled I'm on the Move, was released on the Eastlawn Records label.