Dakota Staton

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Birthday
3, 1930
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Apr 10, 2007 (76)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
3, 1930
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Apr 10, 2007 (76)

About

1950s jazz artist who gained national fame for her 1957 #4 hit single "The Late, Late Show."

Before Fame

She started performing in local night clubs at the age of eighteen.

Trivia

She was also known for the albums In the Night, Dynamic!, and Dakota at Storyville.

Family Life

She was briefly married to trumpeter Talib Dawud and had a brother named Fred who played the saxophone.

Associated With

She was featured in the documentary Jazzwomen with Etta Jones in 2000.