Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman on the cover of her title album

Tracy Chapman (born March 30, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter, best known for a small number of enduring hits, such as "Fast Car" and "Give Me One Reason".

Cleveland-born Chapman began playing guitar as a child, and eventually began attending Tufts University. Chapman began performing in coffeehouses and soon signed to SBK, releasing Tracy Chapman (1988). The album was critically acclaimed, and she began touring and building a fanbase. Soon after performing at Nelson Mandela's 70th birthday party, Chapman's "Fast Car" began its rise on the US charts. Album and singles sales were strong, and the album went multi-platinum, as well as winning four Grammies.

The follow-up, Crossroads (1989) was less successful. By 1992's Matters of the Heart, Chapman was playing to a small and devoted cult. To the surprise of most industry-watchers, however, Chapman's 1995 album New Beginning included the hit single "Give Me One Reason" (1995). One of her latest albums was 2000's Telling Stories. Her latest album is Let It Rain (2002).

Discography

  • Tracy Chapman (1988)
  • Crossroads (1989)
  • Matters of the Heart (1992)
  • New Beginning (1995)
  • Telling Stories (2000)
  • Let It Rain (2002)

Hit singles

  • 1988 "Fast Car" #5 UK

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Her latest album is Let It Rain (2002). Cummings is planning on releasing a new album in the summer of 2005, as well as tour with Randy Bachman as The Bachman-Cummings Band, featuring The Carpet Frogs, a band from Toronto. One of her latest albums was 2000's Telling Stories. "With God On Our Side" is a cover of the famous Bob Dylan song. To the surprise of most industry-watchers, however, Chapman's 1995 album New Beginning included the hit single "Give Me One Reason" (1995). On November 23rd, 2004, Burton Cummings' new single "With God On Our Side" debuted at 21st spot on Canadian music charts. By 1992's Matters of the Heart, Chapman was playing to a small and devoted cult. Most recently, the band played at the so-called "SARSstock" concert in Toronto.

The follow-up, Crossroads (1989) was less successful. In 2001, Burton and the rest of The Guess Who received honourary doctorates at Brandon University in Brandon, Manitoba. Album and singles sales were strong, and the album went multi-platinum, as well as winning four Grammies. Since then he purchased Winnipeg's "Salisbury House" restaurant chain with The Guess Who manager Lorne Saifer and a few other local celebrities, and still tours with the reunited "The Guess Who" every summer. Soon after performing at Nelson Mandela's 70th birthday party, Chapman's "Fast Car" began its rise on the US charts. In 2000, Burton as well as the rest of the original members of "The Guess Who" went on a nation-wide tour which turned out to be very successful. The album was critically acclaimed, and she began touring and building a fanbase. Some of his well known solo hits include "Stand Tall", "Scared", and "Break it to Them Gently".

Chapman began performing in coffeehouses and soon signed to SBK, releasing Tracy Chapman (1988). In 1975, after 10 years, Burton left "The Guess Who" to become a solo artist. Cleveland-born Chapman began playing guitar as a child, and eventually began attending Tufts University. He joined "The Guess Who" in 1965 after its previous lead singer, Allen Cobell, left the band. Tracy Chapman (born March 30, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter, best known for a small number of enduring hits, such as "Fast Car" and "Give Me One Reason". His first band was "The Devrons", which at the time was one of Winnipeg's biggest bands. 1988 "Fast Car" #5 UK. Burton was born and raised in the Canadian prairie city of Winnipeg, as were the rest of "The Guess Who".

Let It Rain (2002). He is the lead singer for Canadian rock band "The Guess Who", and during his 10 years in "The Guess Who" from 1965 to 1975, he sang many well known songs, including "American Woman", "No Time", "Share the Land", "Hand Me Down World", and "These Eyes". Telling Stories (2000). Burton Cummings (born December 31, 1947) is a Canadian musician. New Beginning (1995). 2004 The Brycer. Matters of the Heart (1992). 2004 With God On Our Side.

Crossroads (1989). 1990 Free. Tracy Chapman (1988). 1990 The Rock's Steady. 1990 Take One Away. 1990 One Day Soon.

1982 Mother Keep Your Daughter In. 1981 Heavenly Blue. 1981 You Saved My Soul. 1980 One And Only.

1980 Mile A Second. 1980 Fine State Of Affairs. 1979 I Will Play A Rhapsody. 1979 Draggin' Them Down The Line.

1978 Break It To Them Gently. 1978 Your Back Yard. 1977 My Own Way To Rock. 1977 Timeless Love.

1977 I'm Scared. 1976 Stand Tall. 1997 Up Close and Alone. 1994 The Burton Cummings Collection.

1990 Plus Signs. 1984 Heart. 1981 Sweet Sweet. 1980 Best of Burton Cummings.

1980 Woman Love. 1979 Dream Of A Child. 1977 My Own Way To Rock. 1976 Burton Cummings.

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