Marlena Shaw | Blue Note Records | tc153
Marlina Burgess (Marlena Shaw) was born on September 22, 1942 in New York and is still alive. A noted jazz, blues and soul singer/musician, her background was in jazz. Her career began in 1966 when she appeared at the Playboy Club in Chicago where she met with representatives of the Chess Records music label, and signed with them. She released her first two albums on Cadet.