Music Birthday: Teena Marie

🔊🥳Today, March 5, 1956, Teena Marie was born Mary Christine Brockert in Santa Monica, California. Her ‘Lovergirl’ single was a self-production that peaked at no. 4 on the US Hot 100, her best performer on the chart. The song comes from Marie’s sixth studio album “Starchild,” and in 2012, it was covered by Sy Smith in ‘Lovergirl Syberized.’ On April 1, 1985, “Starchild” was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America.

Published by Taylor Valery

Through the lense of A&R and music writer Taylor Valery, HomageCollage celebrates some of music's best creators and creations.

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