Brenda Holloway

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Birthday
26, 1946
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
26, 1946 (age 72)
Birthplace
California

About

Motown and soul singer and songwriter whose hits include "When I'm Gone," "You've Made Me So Very Happy," and "Every Little Bit Hurts."

Before Fame

When she was fourteen years old, she began singing backup vocals for Southern California R&B bands. She was signed by Motown Records when she was just seventeen.

Trivia

She sued the band Blood, Sweat & Tears for its chart-topping cover of her popular single "You've Made Me So Very Happy."

Family Life

She and her two younger siblings grew up in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Her sister, Patrice Holloway, also had a career as a singer.

Associated With

Singer Alicia Keys covered Holloway's hit song "Every Little Bit Hurts."

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