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Brandi Wells

b. Marguerite J. Pinder Bannister, 13th May 1955, Chester County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

d. 25th March 2003, Chester County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Brandi Wells was a Soul Singer based in Philadelphia.

She first appeared professionally in the group the Twilights while still at school.

Those recordings were for the Harathon label (at the age of 9), on the songs 'Shipwreck' and 'It's Been So Long'.

Another member of the band was Ellis Hall.

In 1972, she left to join Major Harris's backing singers Brown Sugar.

A year later she formed Breeze, who backed acts such as Billy Paul, Fat Larry and Philly Cream (a.k.a. Ingram), as well as recording in their own right on the WMOT label.

Breeze then evolved into Slick who had a UK Top 20 hit 'Space Bass' in 1979 and then charted with 'Sexy Cream' shortly afterwards.

She also sang the song 'Sunrise' for the group in 1980.

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watch out - 1981 / 21st century fox - 1985

Brandi joined WM0T as a soloist in 1981 and with an all-star line-up of musicians that included Thom Bell, Dexter Wansel, Nick Martinelli and Michael Pedicin Jnr., recorded her debut 'Watch Out'.

She made the US R & B charts with 'When It's Love' in 1981 and the album's title track became her biggest hit, making the R & B Top 40 and the bottom of the UK charts.

'I Hate To See You Go' also received airplay on the more discerning soul music radio stations.

A second album '21st Century Fox' was released on the Omni label in 1985.

Brandi was married to Terry Price.

Brandi Wells

Brandi Wells passed away on the 25th March 2003 in Chester County, Philadelphia, and was laid to rest in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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Watch Out (WMOT Records 1981)

21st Century Fox (Omni Records 1985)

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