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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: July 23, 1942

Born Madeline Bell Brodus on 23 July 1942 in Newark, New Jersey, USA, and raised by her grandmother, who was originally instrumental in encouraging Madeline's natural singing talent at the age of five. She sang gospel music in church and at school, approximately eight years later Madeline became aware of pop music, inspired by Sam Cooke.

During her High School years Madeline met singers at school who targeted their gospel music towards pop music. In addition Madeline sang on corners of streets, local clubs, and talent shows. Madeline was a prominent member of the local gospel choir and at the age of fourteen her voice was unique and powerfully penetrating, with such range it could be distinctly heard above a one hundred and fifty strong gospel ensemble....
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Featured recording “Have You Met Miss Bell”

Have You Met Miss Bell

Sam Sam
2009
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    The Voice Of Soul & The Sound Of Soul

    Koch Jazz
    2011
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    Soulmates

    Koch Jazz
    2003
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    That's What Friends Are For

    Koch Jazz
    2002
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    Beat Out That Rhythm On A Drum

    Koch Jazz
    1998
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    Have You Met Miss Bell?

    Koch Jazz
    1993
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    Dance Dance Dance

    Koch Jazz
    1976
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