Betty Wright

Born 21 December 1953.
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Betty Wright chats to Craig Charles

Pioneering singer-songwriter and 'Clean Up Woman' Betty Wright chats to Craig Charles.

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Bessie Regina Norris, better known by her stage name, Betty Wright (born December 21, 1953), is a Miami-based soul and R&B singer-songwriter, who won fame in the 1970s with hits such as "Clean Up Woman" and "Tonight Is the Night". A pioneering singer-songwriter and entrepreneur, she remains one of the few black female musicians to produce a gold record on her own vanity label. She is adept at using the whistle register.[citation needed]

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  1. Review of Danger High Voltage

    Danger High Voltage 1974

    Reviewed by Daryl Easlea
    Wright’s electrifying fourth album.
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