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Gloria Lynne

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: November 23, 1931    

Gloria Lynne

When Gloria Lynne was growing up in Harlem, like so many of her peers, life revolved around music. The icons---Sarah Vaughan, Carmen Mc Fitzgerald---were the revered singers of the time and were Gloria's idols.

Lynne began singing as a very small child in the local Mother African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, but she was also interested in secular music. She entered numerous amateur talent contests, including one at the famed Apollo theatre, which she won, and these helped to attract attention. Although she studied music for five years, much of her learning was gained through gigging with jazz musicians including Quincy Jones, Bobby Timmons, Philly Joe Jones and Harry “Sweets” Edison....
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  • From My Heart To Yours

    HighNote Records
    2008
  • I Wish You Love


    2005
  • Speaking Of Happiness

    Warner Music Sweden
    1997
  • No Detour Ahead

    Warner Music Sweden
    1993
  • Gloria Lynne (Including I Wish You Love)

    Warner Music Sweden
    1974
  • Seems Like I Gotta Do Wrong / I'll Take You All The Way There

    Warner Music Sweden
    1971
  • Here There & Everywhere

    Warner Music Sweden
    1968
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