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Elkie Brooks

English rock singer

Elkie Brooks

English rock singer
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birthday
25th
February, 1945
Birth Sign
pisces
Biography

Elkie Brooks (born Elaine Bookbinder, 25 February 1945) is an English rock, blues and jazz singer. She was a vocalist with the bands Dada and Vinegar Joe, and later became a solo artist. She gained her biggest success in the late 1970s and 1980s, releasing 13 UK Top 75 singles, and reached the top ten with “Pearl’s a Singer”, “Sunshine After the Rain” and the title track of the album No More the Fool. She has been nominated twice for Brit Awards.
Brooks is a Gold Badge Award of Merit winner from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) (now The Ivors Academy).
She is generally referred to as the “British Queen of Blues”.

instruments played
keyboards
Piano
Vocals
Associated Acts

Vinegar Joe Robert Palmer Humphrey Lyttelton Wet Willie Chris Farlowe

Birth Name

Elaine Bookbinder

Genres

Rock blues jazz blues rock

Occupations

Singer

Origin

Broughton, Salford, Lancashire, England

Years Active

1960 present

Name

Elkie Brooks

Nationality

England

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