Lewis, Linda

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Name
Lewis, Linda Gender: F
Linda Ann Fredericks
born on 27 September 1950 at 05:45 (= 05:45 AM )
Place West Ham, England, 51n31, 0e01
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 03°31' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 15°06 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 20°37'



Biography

English vocalist, songwriter and guitarist, best known for the singles "Rock-a-Doodle-Doo" (1972), "Sideway Shuffle" (1973), and her version of Betty Everett's "Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)" (1975), albums such as Lark (1972), Not a Little Girl Anymore (1975) and Woman Overboard (1977), and the later Second Nature (1995), which became successful in countries such as Japan.

Lewis also provided vocals for others such as David Bowie, Al Kooper, Cat Stevens, Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel, Rick Wakeman, Rod Stewart, Hummingbird, Joan Armatrading and Jamiroquai.

Lewis is the oldest of six children, three of whom also had singing careers. She is a self-taught guitarist and keyboard player, influenced by Harry Nilsson, Billie Holiday and Smokey Robinson, also drawing inspiration from others such as Joni Mitchell. Her music blends folk, funk and soul.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes her to astrologer Jonathan Cainer on Twitter: "5.45 am 27th sept 1950 x" [1], "5.45 am iv got virgo rising i believe and moon in aries, im a crsazy mixed up mama x" [2]. Birth name and place from England and Wales Birth Registration Index.

Categories

  • Family : Childhood : Order of birth (First of six)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Guitarist and keyboardist)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Folk, funk and soul)