Music industry news… Jazz legend female singer dies… Age 81 [Hollywood News]


[TV Report = Reporter Kang Seong-hoon] Jazz and R&B singer Marlina Shaw has died. She died at the age of 81.

On the 20th (local time), the daughter announced through a video on her personal social network service that her mother Marlina Shaw passed away at 12 o’clock that day. The exact cause of death was not disclosed. He added that her mother passed away peacefully.

In the video post, a netizen said, “We express our condolences on the death of the legendary singer.” “May the deceased rest in peace” , “We send our respect and blessings to Marlina Shaw’s career” , “Sending love and prayers to the bereaved family” . People are continuing to pay tribute by leaving comments.

Marlina Shaw is famous for the songs “California Soul” and “Woman of the Ghetto,” released in 1969. It was reported that the song contained a strong response to the racist generalizations and inhumane lives of black people that were prevalent in her city life at the time.

Marlina Shaw was born in New York and began her career performing in New York jazz clubs in the mid-1960s. He later signed a contract with Chess Records, an American record company established in Chicago, and she began her career as a singer in earnest. Her primarily jazz and R&B albums with her own unique voice resonated with her fans.

Back in the 1970s, Marlina Shaw signed with Columbia Records. He rose to fame in 1977 with & # 39; Sweet Beginnings & # 39; and captivated her audience with his smooth, rich vocals and emotionally stirring lyrics. Afterwards, he continued to be active in various fields such as pop, soul, and jazz, and continued to release albums until the early 2000s.

The daughter missed her late mother, saying in the video that Marlina Shaw was “resting in peace in heaven.”

Reporter Kang Seong-hoon / Photo = Marlina Show Social Network Service

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