Phoebe Snow

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Vocals
Descriptive "tags": female vocalists singer-songwriter blues folk phoebe snow pop 70s gone but not forgotten Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
Links online: Lyrics Official Homepage VIAF Wikipedia


Phoebe Laub, 17 July 1952, New York City, New York, USA. Phoebe Snow was a singer with jazz and folk influences who released a string of popular albums in the 70s that showcased her versatile, elastic contralto vocals. Snow and her family moved to Teaneck, New Jersey, where she studied piano during her childhood. She switched to guitar while in her teens. She wrote poetry and fashioned songs around them, which led her into performing at New York clubs in the early 70s. She was signed to Leon Russell’s Shelter Records label in 1974 and released her self-titled debut album, which reached the US Top 5, as did the single ‘Poetry Man’. The album included jazz greats Stan Getz and Teddy Wilson guesting. Snow duetted with Paul Simon on his song ‘Gone At Last’ in 1975 and toured with him as well. She switched to Columbia Records for Second Childhood, in 1976, and stayed with that company throughout the decade, although her album sales lessened with...

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