Born in Seattle, she got her big break working with Tears For Fears. Their collaboration "Woman In Chains" had reached AT40 earlier in the year. Her first solo charted entry was the first of her two Top 10s on the R&B chart, climbing to #9.
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November 13, 1982
She started out as a member of the group Al Hudson & The Partners, later renamed One Way, before going solo. Her first single to reach the Top 40 on the soul chart peaked at #37. Mariah Carey sampled it nearly a decade later in her song "Make It Happen".