Vicki Sue Robinson

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Music has really been my whole life. I have been very lucky, being able to make a living most of my life singing and performing. Oh yes, there were those odd jobs as a waitress in Manhattan when I was a teenager, or later doing Temp work to fill in for leaner times, but all in all I truly have been blessed to be able to do what I love and getting paid well for it!

disco-disco.com, 2000

Vicki Sue Robinson (born in Harlem, New York, May 31, 1954 – April 27, 2000) was an American theatre and film actress and singer, closely associated with the disco era of late 1970s pop music. She is most famous for her 1976 hit, “Turn the Beat Around” which reached the U.S. Top 10 in August, spending around six months overall on the Billboard Hot 100. “Turn the Beat Around” also earned Robinson a nomination for a Grammy Award for Best Female Vocal Performance.