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Carleen Anderson


R&B vocalist Carleen Anderson was introduced to music young, seeing that both her mom (Vicki Anderson) and stepfather (pianist Bobby Byrd) toured through the entire ’60s and ’70s with the fantastic James Brown. Because of her parents continuously being on the highway, Anderson was raised in Houston, TX, and grew up by her grandparents, until relocating to LA to review music on the School of South California. Oddly enough, Anderson was initially pursuing a profession in teaching music, not really performing, however when she was asked by her mom to sing in a J.B. All Superstars in London circa 1988, Anderson transformed her brain. She create a home in England, signing up for up with Youthful Disciples in the first ’90s and showing up on the lone full-length discharge, 1991’s Street to Independence. After Adolescent Disciples break up in 1993, Anderson embarked on a single career, issuing a set of produces — 1994’s Accurate Nature and 1998’s Blessed Burden, furthermore to financing her skills to recordings by such acclaimed Uk performers as Bryan Ferry (1994’s Mamouna), Paul Weller, (1992’s self-titled launch and 1995’s Stanley Street), and Dr. John (1998’s Anutha Area). Anderson was after that asked to join the newest Heavies, however the union just last some time, as she break up through the group in the first 21st hundred years to focus on a third single album.

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Date Of Birth May 10, 1957
Profession Singer, Music Producer, Songwriter
Nationality American
Parents Vicki Anderson
Music Groups Incognito, The Brand New Heavies, Young Disciples
Music Songs Apparently Nothing, Mama Said, True Spirit, Maybe I'm Amazed, 18 With a Bullet, Ain't Givin' Up on You, Cage Street Memorial
Albums Cage Street Memorial - The Pilgrimage, Eleven, In Search of Better Days, No Time Like the Future, Transatlantic R.P.M., Tales From the Beach, 100° and Rising, Adventures in Black Sunshine, Amplified Soul, Tribes, Vibes And Scribes, Road to Freedom, The Best of Incognito, Trunk Funk – The Best of The Brand New Heavies, Blessed Burden, Soul Providence, True Spirit, Life, Stranger than Fiction, Up To Now: The Best Of Carleen Anderson, The Remixes and The B-sides, More Tales Remixed
Nominations Brit Award for International Breakthrough Act

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1 Was lead singer with early 90s soul band The Young Disciples.
2 Daughter of singer Vicki Anderson and step-daughter of pianist Bobby Byrd.

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The Javone Prince Show 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest Performer
Soul Britannia 2007 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself
Exclusive 1999 TV Series documentary Herself
Top of the Pops 1991-1998 TV Series Herself
Later... With Jools Holland 1994-1997 TV Series Herself
Stolen Moments.: Red Hot+Cool 1994 TV Movie documentary Herself

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