Christine Albert

Genres: Vocals
Decades: 2000s


12 September 1955, Rome, New York, USA. Country singer Christine Albert has a mixed Swiss and French family background. For a while, she worked in her brother Rick’s soul band, Honky De Luxe, but at the age of 19 she formed her own band, Ozone Express. She subsequently became a backing vocalist with Elia’s Turquoise Trail Band. In 1982 she moved to Austin, marrying a local musician, Ernie ‘Sky’ Gammage, and developed a solo act. In 1988 she signed an eight-album contract with Columbia Records, but by 1990, the label had lost interest and agreed to release her. She produced You Are Gold, which included her version of ‘She’s In Love With The Boy’. Unfortunately for Albert, Trisha Yearwood picked up on the song and made it a US country hit. TexaFrance included her versions of ‘La Vie En Rose’ and ‘Hymne A L’Amour’. She sang the title track on Pastures Of Plenty, a tribute album to Woody Guthrie, and also...

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