Maxine Nightingale

Soul Singer

Birthday November 2, 1952

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace England

Age 71 years old

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British soul and R&B singer famous for 70's hits like "Right Back Where We Started From" and "Lead Me On." She later became a jazz performer and appeared on PBS' Superstars of Seventies Soul: Live.

Before Fame

She got her start in the music business performing with the group Unisound.


She performed in German productions of musicals like Hair and Jesus Christ Superstar prior to her career as a recording artist.

Family Life

Her father is comedian Benny Nightingale. Her daughter, Langka, was born in 1973.

Associated With

She collaborated with Temptations singer Jimmy Ruffin on the 1982 single "Turn to Me."