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Oleta Adams

Oleta Adams was born on May 4, 1953 in Seattle, Washington, USA as Oleta Angela Adams. She has been married to John Cushon since 1994. See full bio »

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 1997 The Fearless Four (performer: "Big Girls Never Cry", "Hand in Hand", "What Can Go Wrong", "Mix Max - Song", "Marylin - Mix Max", "Song of Freedom", "Don't You Worry")
 1996 Die Harald Schmidt Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Show #69 (1996) ... (performer: "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me")
 1995 Jack & Sarah (performer: "Window of Hope") / (writer: "Window of Hope")
 1994 Jason's Lyric (performer: "Many Rivers to Cross")
 1994 Corrina, Corrina (performer: "WE WILL FIND A WAY")
 1994 Clean Slate (performer: "THESE FOOLISH THINGS")
 1991 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 February 1991 (1991) ... (performer: "Get Here")
 1991 Sleeping with the Enemy (performer: "CIRCLE OF ONE") / (writer: "CIRCLE OF ONE")
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TV commercial for British Meat, the song "Get Here" being used. See more »

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5' 3" (1.6 m)

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American singer who was discovered performing in a Kansas bar in 1985 by Tears for Fears band members Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith. The band featured Adams on their 1989 hit "Woman In Chains" and the following year she recorded her debut album "Circle Of One", released on the Fontana label in early 1991. The album featured her biggest hit to date: a cover of Brenda Russell 's "Get Here", which ... See more »

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