Every Night – Phoebe Snow – 1979

Phoebe Snow - Every NightWith her  astounding four-octave voice, Phoebe Snow had a 1979 hit with Paul McCartney’s, Every Night.

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  • Early in 1972 Denny Cordell – who along with Leon Russell, owned Shelter Records – visited the Bitter End Club in Greenwich, New York.  There he first heard the voice of Phoebe Snow and was so taken with it that he signed her on the spot.
  • Phoebe’s first album, Phoebe Snow, sold over a million copies and produced the wonderful single, Poetry Man.  The same year she was nominated for a Grammy in the Best New Artist category.
  • Phoebe performed as the opening act for artists like Jackson Browne, Paul Simon and Linda Ronstadt.
  • Phoebe’s second album was produced by Phil Ramone.
  • Rolling Stone called Phoebe; One of the most gifted voices of her generation, Phoebe Snow can do just about anything stylistically as well as technically … The question that’s still unanswered is how best to channel such talent.
  • Phoebe Snow 2After the birth of her daughter, Valerie, Phoebe spent long periods away from recording.  Born December 10, 1975, Valerie was born with severe brain damage.  Phoebe refused to institutionalise Valerie and cared for her at home until Valerie died in 2007.  Phoebe’s commitment to Valerie severely limited and almost scuttled her singing career.
  • In 1998, Phoebe received the Cultural Achievement Award by New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. She was also the recipient of a Don Kirschner Rock Award, several Playboy Music Poll Awards, New York Music Awards and the Clio Award.
  • Phoebe suffered a cerebral haemorrhage on January 19, 2010 and slipped into a coma.  She died on April 26, 2011 at age 60.

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  • Every Night was written by Paul McCartney and first released on his McCartney album in 1970.
  • Phoebe Snow included the song on her 1978 album Against the Grain and, in 1979, released it as a single.
  • The 5th Dimension also covered Every Night on their 1970 album Love’s Lines, Angles and Rhymes.

Every Night lyrics.

every night – phoebe snow – 1979 – video

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