Maxine Nightingale - biography

Singer from England

Maxine Nightingale Maxine Nightingale (born 2 November 1952; Wembley, London) is a British R&B and soul music singer. She is best known for her hits in the 1970s, with the million seller "Right Back Where We Started From" (1975, U.K. & 1976, U.S.), "Love Hit Me" (1977), and "Lead Me On" (1979). One of the three children of comedian Benny Nightingale and his wife Iris - the couple having another daughter Rosalind & a son Glen - Maxine Nightingale began singing at age 16 with her school band, displaying sufficient vocal prowess to begin performing in London area venues with her brother Glen on guitar. In 1969 — the year she turned 17 — Nightingale joined the cast of the West End production of Hair; the same year she made her first recordings, vocalizing on the Pye singles "Talk to Me" and "Don't Push Me Baby" which were released under the name Nighttime Flyer. "Don't Push Me Baby" was issued by Pye's Australian distributor Astor in Nightingale's own name; her first UK release as Maxine Nightingale was in 1971 with the Pye single "Love on Borrowed Time". In the early 1970s Nightingale relocated to Germany, having become affianced to Minoru Terada Domberger, the Japanese-born director of the German  ( Wikipedia article )


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Known as
Maxine Nightngale,Maxine Nightengale,Nightingale, Maxine
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Year Performance Character
2004 Superstars of '70s Soul Live

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