Snowy Monday Blues: Teena Marie, 1956 -2010

(3PM EST – promoted by Nightprowlkitty)

Teena Marie, a singing partner of the late Rick James, has passed away at the age of 54 in Pasadena, CA.  She is survived by a daughter, Alia Rose, also a singer.   Teena Marie’s first album was “Wild and Peaceful” in 1979, which had her first top 10 hit, “I’m Just a Sucker for Your Love.”   Although best known as a R&B singer, she also did movie soundtracks (Top Gun, The Goonies, Undisputed).  Rest in peace, sweet Lady Tee.  

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Fire and Desire – Rick James and Teena Marie  Originally from Jame’s 1980 album Street Songs

Teena Marie – I Need Your Lovin’ (1980 )

Ooo La La La ( #1 Billboard R&B single from the 1988 album, Naked to the World. )

I’m Still In Love ( from a more contemporary album from 2004, La Doña )

Miracles Need Wings To Fly  ( the most beautiful vocals on this one )

Teena Marie and Faith Evans – Can’t Last a Day (from Congo Square, 2009 )

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  1. … otherwise known as the “lost decade,” or “what happened to rock and what is with this disco stuff ?”

    • Edger on December 27, 2010 at 9:27 pm

    to move some of the youtubes below the flip. The front page is now so heavy with flash that it may crash computers with not large amounts of RAM, and it will slow down page loading for many people…

  2. I liked it.

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