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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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Albums

From My Heart To Yours
From My Heart To Yours
HighNote Records
2008
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I Wish You Love
I Wish You Love

2005
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[no cover]
Speaking Of Happiness
Warner Music Sweden
1997
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No Detour Ahead
Warner Music Sweden
1993
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[no cover]
Gloria Lynne...
Warner Music Sweden
1974
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[no cover]
Seems Like I Gotta Do...
Warner Music Sweden
1971
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