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Lyn Collins (1948–2005)

Lyn Collins was born on June 12, 1948 in Lexington, Texas, USA as Gloria Lyn Collins. She died on March 13, 2005 in Pasadena, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2013 I Give It a Year ("It Takes Two")
 2010/I Runaway (Short) (performer: "Lost in the World" - uncredited)
 2009/I The Proposal (performer: "It Takes Two")
 2005 Kinky Boots (performer: "Mr. Big Stuff" (1971))
 2003 Kangaroo Jack (performer: "2 Way")
 2001 What's the Worst That Could Happen? (performer: "Mama Feelgood") / (writer: "Mama Feelgood")
 1973 Slaughter's Big Rip-Off (performer: "How Long Can I Keep It Up")
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 1973 Black Caesar
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 2003 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
- James Brown: Soul Survivor (2003) ... Herself
 1972-1974 Soul Train (TV Series documentary)
Guest / Herself
- James Brown (1973)
- Tyrone Davis/Lyn Collins (1972) ... Guest
 1972-1973 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
- Episode dated 15 March 1973 (1973) ... Herself
- Episode dated 4 July 1972 (1972) ... Herself

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She's the singer on Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock's 1988 hit song "It Takes Two". They sampled her vocals from her song, "Think (About It)" recorded in 1972. The bass line and/or lyrics of her recording (produced by James Brown) have been sampled in at least 100 different R&B recordings by various artists.


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