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Pearl's a singer

Elkie Brooks (performer)
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Title
Pearl's a singer
Performer
Elkie Brooks
Publisher
Universal, 2001
1 cd
Playing time
01:13:16
EAN
0606949303624
CDR
JK233265
Placing suggestion
78 - Pop (NBLC) P - Populaire muziek (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

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About Elkie Brooks

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Elkie Brooks (born Elaine Bookbinder, 25 February 1945) is an English singer. She was a vocalist with the bands Dada and Vinegar Joe, and later became a solo artist. She gained her biggest success in the late 1970s and 1980s, releasing 13 UK Top 75 singles, and reached the top ten with "Pearl's a Singer", "Sunshine After the Rain" and the title track of the album No More the Fool. She has been nominated twice for Brit Awards.

Brooks is a Gold Badge Award of Merit winner from formerly the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors – BASCA now The Ivors Academy.

She is generally referred to as the "British Queen of Blues".

Life and career

Early career and Vinegar Joe

Brooks was born Elaine Bookbinder in Broughton, Salford, the daughter of Marjorie Violet "Vi" (née Newton) and Kalmon Charles "Charlie" Bo…Read more on Wikipedia