See all reviews. Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Back to top. Get to Know Us. Amazon Price. Standard Version. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Throughout her career, Davis has written songs and contributed background vocals for over different singers and musical groups. She has also been a back-up singer for a number of famous artists, including Marvin Gaye , Stevie Wonder , and Toshinobu Kubota , as well as toured with Yanni for a short period of time, where her popularity has grown among worldwide audiences.
Her singing talent was discovered when she began performing in school talent shows. Lynn's interest in music and performing continued after winning a school talent show at age sixteen along with her friends.
The duo won the contest, becoming the first vocal act in the history of the competition to win. After graduating high school at the age of 17, she received a message from a friend to audition for The George Duke Band.
The songs were featured on Rushen's hit album Pizzazz. In , Lynn began contributing background vocals for La Toya Jackson 's self-titled debut album. For a brief time, Davis joined the band Twennynine and contributed vocals to their first album Best of Friends. Davis was also present with the band when they performed on American Bandstand. Get to Know Us. Amazon Payment Products. English Choose a language for shopping.
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Stanley Turrentine feat. Katia feat. Lynn Davis and Marcy Levy. Don't Stop. Peabo Bryson feat. Straight from the Heart.
Rodney Franklin feat. Lynn Davis and Darryl Coley. Johnny Mathis duet with Lynn Davis. George Howard feat. Toshinobu Kubota feat. Paul Jackson, Jr. The Baddest II. Thomas Anders feat. Flying: Dream to Believe. Little Shop of Horrors. Night and the City. Vonda Shepard feat. Lynn Davis and Jean McLain. Songs from Ally McBeal. Callista Flockhart feat. She is commonly referred to as The Queen of Percussion. Another uncle, Mario Escovedo, fronted long-running indie rockers The Dragons.
She also is the niece of Coke Escovedo , who was in Santana and formed the band Azteca. Nicole Richie is Sheila E. Sheila made her recording debut with jazz bassist Alphonso Johnson on "Yesterday's Dream" in In , she joined The George Duke Band. In , she appeared on the pivotal Herbie Hancock album " Monster ". Prince met Sheila E.
After the show he met her and told her that he and his bassist Andre Cymone "were just fighting about which one of us would be the first to be your husband. The two would eventually join forces during the Purple Rain recording sessions. Though taken under Prince's wing, she proved to be a successful artist in her own right.
In June , she released her debut album The Glamorous Life. The album's title-track single " The Glamorous Life " peaked at number 7 the Hot and also topped the dance charts for two weeks in August Her second single " The Belle of St. In , she released Romance The album's second single " A Love Bizarre " became her signature song , peaking at number 11 the Hot and also topped the dance charts. The non-album track " Holly Rock " made its way to live shows and into the film Krush Groove.
Sheila later served as Prince's drummer and musical director in his band during the tours from to In July , her self-titled album Sheila E. She appeared in four films, Krush Groove with Run-D. After leaving the Prince organization in , Sheila E. She began her tour in Japan which only lasted for a brief time. In , Sheila E. She played congas and timbales for the multi-platinum album Mi Tierra by Gloria Estefan , which was produced by Emilio Estefan.Keyboard whiz George and his hot band totally funk out for the happy crowd in trendy Shibuya, Tokyo. It's great to see one of my favorite funk bassists, Loui.