Nona Hendryx

American musician

Nona Hendryx (born October 9, 1944) is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, musician, author, and actress.

Nona Hendryx
Nona Hendryx performing at the Bowery Poetry Club as part of the Captain Beefheart tribute Best Batch Yet (June 7, 2011)
Nona Hendryx performing at the Bowery Poetry Club as part of the Captain Beefheart tribute Best Batch Yet (June 7, 2011)
Background information
Born (1944-10-09) October 9, 1944 (age 77)
Trenton, New Jersey, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, record producer
Instruments
Years active1961—present
Labels

Hendryx is known for her work as a solo artist as well as for being one-third of the trio Labelle. She sang the hit "Lady Marmalade."[4] She is a distant cousin of Jimi Hendrix.[5]

Hendryx is bisexual.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 George-Warren, Holly; Romanowski, Patricia, eds. (2001). The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll (3rd ed.). Fireside. p. 430. ISBN 0-7432-9201-4.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Abramowitz, Ari (2004). Pockit Rockit Music Finder. Music Guru Incorporated. p. 15. ISBN 9780975978702.
  3. "Words of the Week". Jet. Vol. 66, no. 22. Johnson Publishing Company. August 6, 1984. p. 40. ISSN 0021-5996.
  4. Lee, Bill (2008). "Voulez-Vous Fonk-ay Avec Moi? LaBelle's "Lady Marmalade"". Bass Player. 19 (4): 72–73.
  5. "Nona Hendryx: Songwriter Interviews". Songfacts.com. 2012-08-07. Retrieved 2014-06-04.
  6. "The Nona Hendryx Experience - Brief Article - Interview Advocate, The". 26 March 2007. Archived from the original on 2007-03-26. Retrieved 7 July 2021.

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