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PATTI AUSTIN

BIOGRAPHY
 
Patti Austin

An American Grammy winning R&B and jazz music singer.

The God Daughter of Quincy Jones.

She made her debut at the Apollo Theater at age four and had a contract with RCA Records when she was only five.

Quincy Jones and Dinah Washington have proclaimed themselves as her godparents.

By the 1980s she was signed to Jones's Qwest Records and she began having hits. She charted twenty R&B songs between 1969 and 1991 and had success on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart

During the 1980s she was signed to Jones's Qwest Records and she began having hits.

She charted twenty R&B songs between 1969 and 1991 and had success on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart

The album hit, Every Home Should Have One, also produced her biggest mainstream hit. Baby, Come To Me, a duet with James Ingram.

After being featured as the love theme in a prominent storyline on the soap opera General Hospital, the song re-entered the pop chart in October and went to number one in February 1983.

She sang the duet It's the Falling in Love with Michael Jackson on his album Off The Wall. Other duet partners include George Benson (Moody's Mood for Love and Keep Your Dreams Alive), and Luther Vandross (I'm Gonna Miss You In The Morning).

In 1991, she recorded the duet You Who Brought Me Love with music legend Johnny Mathis which was received with critical acclaim.

Austin has starred in films such as íTuckerí - 1988.

Noted Albums

1976: End Of A Rainbow
1977: Havana Candy
1979: Live At The Bottom Line
1980: Body Language
1981: Every Home Should Have One
1983: In My Life
1984: Patti Austin
1985: Gettin' Away With Murder
1988: The Real Me
1990: Love Is Gonna Getcha
1991: Carry On
1992: Live
1994: That Secret Place
1996: Jukebox Dreams
1998: In & Out Of Love
1998: Street Of Dreams )
2001: On The Way To Love
2002: For Ella
2007: Avant Gershwin

Hits Include

Baby Come Back To Me - 1983 - (Duet with James Ingram)

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