Elkie Brooks Biography (Wikipedia)
Elkie Brooks (born Elaine Bookbinder, 25 February 1945) is an English singer, a vocalist with the bands Dada and Vinegar Joe, and later a solo artist. She gained her biggest success in the late 1970s and 1980s and has been nominated twice for Brit Awards. She is known for her powerful husky voice and hit singles such as "Pearl's a Singer", "Lilac Wine", "Don't Cry Out Loud", "Fool (If You Think It's Over)", and "No More the Fool", and top-selling album Pearls. She is generally referred to as the "British Queen of Blues". By April 2012, Brooks had released more albums that had reached the top 75 of the UK album chart than any other British female artist.
- Elkie Brooks Live in Sessionhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02nhs6y.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02nhs6y.jpg2015-04-05T12:50:00.000ZElkie Brooks perfroms two songs for Terry Wogan. Tracklisting: Make You Feel My Love (Bob Dylan) A Song For You (Leon Russell)http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02nhwjk
Elkie Brooks Live in Session
- Elkie Brookshttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01bqmpf.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01bqmpf.jpg2014-11-26T11:12:00.000ZBrian Matthew chats to the jazz singer turned pop star in this archive interviewhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02ct82k
- Elkie Brooks is nominated for the Singers Hall of Famehttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p015kfvb.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p015kfvb.jpg2013-02-25T15:55:00.000ZRadio 2 listener Anne Fackman in Great Yarmouth nominates Elkie Brooks for a place in Michael Ball's Singers Hall Of Fame on Radio 2http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p015kkr6
Elkie Brooks is nominated for the Singers Hall of Fame
Elkie Brooks Tracks