Grace Jones

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by Grace Jones

Biography

Grace Mendoza, 19 May 1948, Spanish Town, Jamaica, West Indies (1952 and 1954 have also been listed as her year of birth). Six feet of style, looks and attitude, Jones moved to New York City in 1964, then became a successful Paris model, appearing on the covers of Vogue, Elle and Der Stern. After a flirtation with acting, she made some unexceptional disco records that sold on the strength of her image and her explicit stage show. Both were carefully crafted by her boyfriend, French artist... Read more

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disco
new wave
pop
female vocalists
80s
seen live
funk
reggae
electronic
soul
trip-hop
dance
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