Leginska had founded her own women’s orchestras in the late 1920s. In 1939 she begins teaching piano in Los Angeles.
Steven’s 13 albums, warm, wise, highly melodic, sell over 60 million copies by 1978. After nearly drowning, he converts to Islam and ends his music career.
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The Ed Cobb (of The Four Preps) northern soul song was originally recorded in 1964 by LA singer and (later) Marc Bolan girlfriend Gloria Jones. (Jones joined a band with Billy Preston when she was 14.)
Soft Cell manages ten top-40 hits and four top-20 albums before splitting in 1984. Synth Britannia:Soft Cell