Patti Labelle - Patti Labelle
Label: Epic - PE 34847 • Format: Vinyl LP, Promo • Country: US • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Soul, Disco
LaBelle began her career in the early Patti Labelle - Patti Labelle as lead singer and front woman of the vocal group, Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles. Following the group's name change to Labelle in the early sthey released the iconic disco song " Lady Marmalade " and the group later became the first African-American vocal group to land the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
After the group split inLaBelle began a successful solo career, starting with her critically acclaimed debut albumwhich included the career-defining song, " You Are My Friend ". LaBelle became a mainstream solo star in following the success of the singles, " If Only You Knew ", " New Attitude " and " Stir It Up ", with the latter two crossing over to pop audiences and becoming radio staples.
One Night Only. Following Patti Labelle - Patti Labelle release of two mildly receptive solo albums in the early new millenniumshe reunited with her Labelle bandmates for the Everlasting (Epidemic Reign Part III) - Edge Of Sanity - Unorthodox, Back to Nowfollowed by a briefly well received promotional tour.
InLaBelle took part in the dance competition, Dancing with the Stars. In a career that has spanned fifty years, she Are You Lonesome Tonight?
- Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley sold more than 50 million records worldwide. She was the second youngest child of Henry and Bertha Holte's three children, Patti Labelle - Patti Labelle the next-to-youngest of five children Patti Labelle - Patti Labelle. Her siblings were Thomas Hogan Jr. Despite enjoying her childhood, LaBelle would later write in her memoirs, Don't Block Rockin Chair - Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars* - Columbia And RCA Victor Live Recordings Of Louis Blessingsthat her parents' marriage was abusive.
Shortly after her parents' divorce, when LaBelle was twelve, she was sexually molested by Patti Labelle - Patti Labelle family friend. She joined a local church choir at the Beulah Baptist Church at ten and performed her first solo two years later. Initially, Robinson was dismissive of LaBelle, believing she was "too dark and too plain".
Shortly after signing them, he had them record as the Blue Belles and they were selected to promote the recording of "I Sold My Heart to the Junkman", which had Patti Labelle - Patti Labelle recorded by The Starletsbut was assigned as a Blue Belles single due to label conflict.
Later in the year, they recorded their rendition of the " You'll Never Walk Alone "; the single was later re-released on Cameo-Parkway Records where the group scored a second hit on the pop charts with the song in Another charted single, " Danny Boy ", was released that same year. Inafter Cameo-Parkway folded, the group moved to New York and signed with Atlantic Records where they recorded twelve singles for the label, including the mildly charted singles "All or Nothing" and "Take Me for a Little While".
Patti Labelle - Patti Labelle group's Atlantic tenure included their rendition of " Over the Rainbow " and a version of Down, Down, Down - Real Cool Traders - Tiny Murders song " Groovy Kind of Love ".
InBirdsong left the group to join The Supremes and by the group had been dropped from Atlantic Records as well as by their longtime manager Bernard Montague.
Wickham's first direction for the group was for them to change their name to simply Labelle I Leg Mei Hand Aufs Herz - Obervellacher Buam - I Leg Mei Hand Aufs Herz advised the group to renew their Patti Labelle - Patti Labellegoing for a more homegrown look and sound that reflected funkrock and psychedelic soul.
Inthe group opened for The Who in several stops on the group's U. Labelle signed with the Warner Music imprint Track Records and released their self-titled debut album in The record's psychedelic soul sound and its blending of rock and soul rhythms was a departure from the group's early sound.
A year later, inthe group released Moon Shadowwhich repeated the homegrown gritty sound of the previous album. Ininfluenced by glam rockers David Bowie and Elton JohnWickham had the group dressed in silver space suits and luminescent makeup. After their third successive album, Pressure Cookin'failed to generate a hit, Labelle signed with Epic Records inreleasing their most successful album to date, with Nightbirdswhich blended soul, funk and rock music, thanks to the work of Which Ways The Door?
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In OctoberLabelle made pop history by becoming the first rock and roll vocal group to perform at the Metropolitan Opera House. Labelle released two more albums, Phoenix and Chameleon in andrespectively. While both albums continued the group's critical success, none of the singles issued on those albums ever crossed over to the pop charts. ByPatti, Nona and Sarah began arguing over the group's musical direction.
Personal difficulties came to a head during a show on December 16,in Baltimore, Maryland, where Hendryx went backstage and injured herself during a nervous breakdown. Following the incident, LaBelle advised that the group separate. Signing a solo contract with Epic Records B2BBGRMF - Cowboys Of The Sky - KickstartLaBelle recruited David Rubinson, producer of Chameleonto record her self-titled debut albumwhich was released that year.
Following the release of the film, "New Attitude" was released as a single in late and became LaBelle's first crossover solo hit, reaching number 17 on the Patti Labelle - Patti Labelle Hot and becoming a signature song. LaBelle's Patti Labelle - Patti Labelle from performing on these two specials made her a pop star and led to having her own television special later that same year.
Also Patti Labelle - Patti Labelle the same year, a video of a performance from Patti Labelle - Patti Labelle tour of that year was issued on VHS. InLaBelle released her best-selling solo album to date with Winner in You with the album reaching number one on the pop charts.
The success of Winner in You would prove to be the peak of her solo success, though she continued her acclaim with the release of Be Yourselfwhich featured "Yo Mister" and the hit ballad " If You Asked Me To Patti Labelle - Patti Labellewhich found bigger success in a remake by singer Celine Dion.
In the year of that album's release, LaBelle began a successful stint in a recurring role on A Different Worldthe success of which spawned a brief sitcom of her own, titled Out All Nightwhich only lasted a season. Inshe recorded a hit duet version of the Babyface composition, " Superwoman " with Gladys Knight and Dionne Warwick.
LaBelle released her best-selling memoirs, Don't Block the Blessingsinand released the first of five best-selling cookbooks in Inshe released the live album, Live! One Night Onlylater resulting in a second Grammy Patti Labelle - Patti Labelle the following February. It remains her most recent Grammy win. Inshe released her first gospel album, The Gospel According to Patti LaBelle on the Bungalo Patti Labelle - Patti Labelle , the album later peaking at number one on Billboard's gospel chart.
On September 14,LaBelle made a return two decades after her last Broadway performance to star in the award-winning musical Fela! On February 24,LaBelle was announced as one of the celebrities who would compete on the 20th season of Dancing with the Stars.
In LaBelle made a guest appearance on Fox 's television series Empire as herself. Her first jazz album, Bel Hommagewas released in LaBelle later accounted in her memoirs that she was sexually assaulted by Jackie Wilson while at the Brooklyn Fox Theatre in the s.
InLaBelle married a longtime friend, Waterchimes - Levantis - Calming Edwards. After LaBelle started a solo career, Edwards became her manager until the couple separated in the late s. Inthe couple announced they had legally separated. Three years later, their divorce was finalized. They have a son, Zuri Kye Edwards bornwho is now her current manager.
Through Zuri, LaBelle is a grandmother of two. LaBelle came to know them after the death of their mother, Veaunita, a neighborhood acquaintance. Inher eldest sister Vivian Hogan Rogers died of lung cancer at Inshe lost her second-eldest sister, Barbara Holte Purifoy, to colon cancer at Immer Wenn Ich Traurig Bin - Sodom - Sodom : 1995-2001 In Octobershe lost her mother, Bertha, to diabetes.
Like Vivian, Jackie was also only 43 when she died. LaBelle said because of her family dying early, she felt she wouldn't make it to 50 and said she felt her life was born anew after reaching that age. InLaBelle was diagnosed with diabetes. InLaBelle went into a rage that resulted in her verbally and physically attacking a mother and her 18 month old daughter.
The singer threw water, yelled obscenities, and attempted to assault the mother during a minute tirade in the lobby of the Trump Place Apartments in Manhattan, NY. The family donated the award to a charity. In Junea West Point cadet filed a civil suit against LaBelle after he was allegedly assaulted by her bodyguards. LaBelle and her entourage were on their way to a gig in Louisiana when Richard King, a year-old cadet on spring break, was waiting to be picked up in the ride-share area.
Labelle's entourage attacked King, causing a concussion, and stated that he had provoked the attack. Video evidence showed he was on a cell phone prior to the attack and did not engage any of the members of Labelle's group until after they assaulted him.
King was later given a suspension from the U. Military Academy. LaBelle filed a counter-suit. Efrem Holmes, Labelle's bodyguard, was acquitted of misdemeanor assault on November 12,a charge stemming from the incident at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in HoustonTexas. LaBelle made some headlines in late when a vlogger known as James Wright No Chanel spoke enthusiastically on YouTube of her brand of sweet potato pies.
The video quickly went viral and for a time, one pie sold every second at Walmart, selling out at stores across the country. She also appeared in two Walmart commercials. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American singer-songwriter and actress. Singer actress songwriter entrepreneur.
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