Phyllis Hyman

Devoted fans of the late singer Phyllis Hyman describe her as a songstress extraordinaire with a no-nonsense attitude, and a lavish, larger than life stage persona. Deep-voiced and statuesque, Phyllis sang with a life affirming energy and emotional intensity found in few other female vocalists. Born in Pittsburgh and raised in Philadelphia, her professional career began in New York city where, during an engagement, she was spotted by producer Norman Connors and contemporaries Jean Carne and Roberta Flack among others. Phyllis was immediately offered a guest appearance on Connors' “You Are My Starship” album, which included her rendition of “Betcha By Golly Wow.”

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Albums

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Goddess Of Love...
Philadelphia International Records
2013
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One On One
Philadelphia International Records
1998
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Forever With You
Philadelphia International Records
1998
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Remembered Featuring...
Philadelphia International Records
1998
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The Legacy Of
Philadelphia International Records
1996
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I Refuse To Be Lonely
Philadelphia International Records
1995
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