The music industry is mourning the loss of legendary R&B, funk and disco singer, Sarah Dash. Dash Patti is a founding member of Labelle and Bluebells. The group is known for its songs of love and feminism. Outside the group, Dash had a successful solo career and continued to perform until his passing.
Sarah Dash is a founding member of Patti Labelle and Bluebells
Dash was Trenton, a native of New Jersey who grew up singing in church. He began performing with the group in the 1960s with Patti, Cynthia Birdsong and Nona Hendrix. The girl group continued in the later decade and into the 1970s as “a socially conscious, Afro-futuristic rock and funk powerhouse, costumed in dazzling sci-fi outfits and singing about revolution as well as earthy romance”. I re-established myself. the new York Times.
The group achieved their greatest success with their number 1 hit ‘Lady Marmalade’ in 1974. They became the first pop group and black group to perform a concert at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City.
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Hendrix tells The New York Times that Dash is responsible for the group’s impeccable harmony. “Sarah was very careful about the vocal parts,” she said. “Patti and I just wanted to do what we wanted to do, and Sarah had really great ears and was really great with harmony. That was her strength. She was the glue.”
Dash sang the soprano. The group split in 1977 in search of solo stardom. Dash set his sights on disco music.
The singer continued to perform even after the group disbanded.
Dash began his solo career with the 1978 hit ‘Sinner Man’ on his self-titled debut solo album. She released three more solo albums over the next decade. The single from their 1980 album ‘Oo-La-La, Too Soon’ Oo-la-la, Sarah Dasho Sasson was turned into a commercial jingle for jeans.
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Dash is most widely regarded as a session singer. A session singer is hired to perform in a recording session or a live performance. Dash has performed with Nile Rodgers, the Marshall Tucker Band, the O’Jays and the Rolling Stones.
She performed a one-woman show about her life and career in the 1990s and also released an autobiography, A dash of diva. Drop of water Reunited with Labelle in 2008 for the album back to now, then a journey. She remained close friends with the members of her group until her death.
Patti LaBelle pays tribute to Sarah Dash in a touching Instagram post
Patti is saddened by Dash’s death. The two singers performed for the last time together before Dash’s unexpected death during LaBelle’s concert in Atlantic City on September 18. She pulled a dash from the audience to sing for her fans.
“#SarahDash was an extremely talented, beautiful and loving soul who has blessed my life and the lives of so many people more than I can say,” she added wrote in part. “And I could always count on him to give me a pat on my back! That was all… A faithful friend and a voice for those who didn’t have one. She was a true giver…always served, always shared her talent and her time…and I pray that her precious memory may bring us peace and comfort. Rest in power my dear sister. I’ll love you always!”
He shared many pictures and videos in memory of Dash.