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Sheila E.

Sheila E.
Born: Dec 12, 1959 in San Francisco, CA
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Genre: Other, Pop/Rock, R&B, Rap
Biography: Before she became a solo artist in 1984, drummer Sheila E. played with Azteca, the Latin jazz-fusion band led by her father, percussionist Pete Escovedo; she also played on two of his solo albums recorded for Fantasy Records. Prince discovered Sheila E. around 1983 and had her sing on "Erotic City," ...Read full biography
The Glamorous Life
Released: 1984
Label: Warner Bros.
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When Sheila Escovedo started going by Sheila E. and soared to the top of the R&B charts with 1984's "The Glamorous Life," those who didn't know anything about her background assumed that she was just another ...Read full review
Romance 1600
Released: 1985
Label: Warner Music
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In 1985, a 25-year-old Sheila Escovedo, aka Sheila E., followed up her debut solo album, The Glamorous Life, with the equally Prince-influenced Romance 1600. The album cover found Escovedo and her band ...Read full review