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Patti LaBelle

Born: May 24, 1944 in Philadelphia, PA
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Genre: R&B, Rap, Pop/Rock
Biography: Soul diva Patti LaBelle enjoyed one of the longest-lived careers in contemporary music, notching hits in a variety of sounds ranging from girl group pop to space-age funk to lush ballads. Born Patricia Holt in Philadelphia on May 24, 1944, she grew up singing in a local Baptist choir, and in 1960 teamed ...Read full biography
Released: 1978
Label: Epic
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In the late '70s, anyone who expected Patti LaBelle's solo albums to sound a lot like her work with the trio Labelle was bound to be disappointed. From the minute she went solo, it was obvious that she ...Read full review
Live in Washington, D.C.
Released: 2008
Label: Philadelphia/Legacy
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Live in Washington, D.C. serves up nearly 80 nonstop minutes with all the energy and attitude that define Patti LaBelle in performance. The venerable R&B diva -- heard here in front of a very responsive ...Read full review
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