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Bulliard 95
CH-1792 Cordast
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DIE US-AMERIKANISCHE R&B- UND SOULSÄNGERIN BETTY WRIGHT IST GESTORBEN

10.05.2020 Die am 21. Dezember 1953 in Miami geborene US-amerikanische R&B- und Soulsängerin Betty Wright (bürgerlich Bessie Regina Norris) ist am 10. Mai 2020 ebenda gestorben. Wright erhielt 1975 einen Grammy für den Song "Where Is The Love", sechsmal war sie für einen Gramy nominiert. Wright begann ihre Gesangskarriere in der Familien-Gospelgruppe The Echoes of Joy. Berühmt wurde sie in den 1970er-Jahren mit Hits wie "Clean Up Woman" und "Tonight Is The Night". Neben ihrer eigenen Karriere unterstützte sie KollegInnen wie Stevie Wonder, Clarence Clemons, Stephen Stills, Peter Tosh, David Byrne und Erykah Badu als gefragte Background-Sängerin.


Soul Singer Betty Wright Dead at 66

Grammy-winning and oft-sampled vocalist also had hits with "Clean Up Woman," "Tonight Is the Night" and "Girls Can't Do What the Guys Do"

Daniel Kreps

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/betty-wright-dead-obituary-997071/

Betty Wright, Iconic Soul and R&B Singer, Dies at 66

Wright earned a top 10 single in 1972 with "Clean Up Woman," which peaked at No. 6 on the Hot 100, and would go on to be sampled by numerous artists, including Mary J. Blige, Afrika Bambaataa and Sublime. By the mid-'70s, Wright had scored big with songs "Tonight Is the Night" and "Where Is the Love," which earned her a Grammy for best R&B song in 1975.

Mitchell Peters

https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/9374947/betty-wright-iconic-soul-and-rb-singer-dies-at-66

In the 2000s, Wright made a resurgence and appeared on the show "Making the Bank," mentoring the young group Danity Kane. She also did vocal production for other artists, including Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan and Joss Stone. In 2005, she was nominated for best pop album at the Grammys for co-producing Stone's "Mind Body & Soul" album.

Jordan Moreau

https://variety.com/2020/music/news/betty-wright-soul-rb-singer-dead-dies-1234603031/

Betty Wright, Soul Singer Who Mentored a New Generation, Dies at 66

Ms. Wright's 1971 hit, "Clean Up Woman," anticipated funk music's transition into disco, and its syncopated, soulful sound created a template that found great chart success for the rest of the decade.

Rob Tannenbaum

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/10/arts/music/betty-wright-dead.html

Singer with remarkable vocal range had been sampled by generations of hip-hop and R&B artists, including Beyoncé and Mary J Blige

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/may/10/betty-wright-us-soul-funk-rb-singer-dies-aged-66

La légende de la soul Betty Wright est décédée à 66 ans

La chanteuse est surtout connue pour les tubes "Tonight Is the Night" et "Where Is The Love".

https://www.lesoir.be/299934/article/2020-05-10/la-legende-de-la-soul-betty-wright-est-decedee-66-ans

Soul-Veteranin Betty Wright laut Medienberichten mit 66 Jahren gestorben

Mit "Clean Up Woman" landete die Grammy-Gewinnerin 1971 einen Hit.

https://www.nzz.ch/feuilleton/betty-wright-soul-veteranin-mit-66-jahren-gestorben-ld.1555937

Audios / Videos:

Betty Wright - Clean Up Woman & The Baby Sitter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nK6YJH1kmk&feature=emb_logo

Betty Wright - Tonight is the Night

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyvn5idWuhE&feature=emb_logo

Betty Wright - Girls Can't Do What the Guys Do

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZtkVj3JPaw&feature=emb_logo

Betty Wright - No Pain No Gain (Live)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryM4ZK1OyYo&feature=emb_logo

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https://www.allmusic.com/artist/mn0000059819

https://www.discogs.com/artist/97072-Betty-Wright

https://www.grammy.com/grammys/artists/betty-wright

https://www.namm.org/library/oral-history/betty-wright

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betty_Wright

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