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LITTLE EVA

BIOGRAPHY
 
Little Eva

An American singer.

Born in Belhaven, North Carolina, she moved to the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn, New York at a young age.

As a teenager, she worked as a maid and earned extra money as a babysitter for songwriters Carole King and Gerry Goffin.

Boyd's individual dancing style, they wrote "The Loco-Motion" for her and had her record it as a demo (the record was intended for Dee Dee Sharp).

The song became a world wide hit for the 17 year old and also gave her
an album of the same name.

The Kylie Minogue cover version of "The Loco-Motion", Boyd stated that she did not like the new version. It certainly gave Minogue her start in recording industry, now a world wide performer.

Eva continued performing until she was diagnosed with cervical cancer in October of 2001.

Sadly she died two years later at age 59.

Noted Albums

1962: The Loco-Motion
1989: Back on Track

Noted Singles

THE LOCOMOTION - 1962
KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF OF MY BABY - 1962
LETíS TURKEY TROT - 1963S
SWINGINí ON A STAR - 1963 (Duet with Big Dee Irwin)

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