Marcella Detroit

Born: 
06/21/1952
City: 
Detroit
Region: 
MI
Country: 
USA
Years Active: 
1970's-present
Instruments: 
Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals

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Marcella Detroit (born Marcella Levy) is a soprano vocalist, guitarist and songwriter. She released her debut album Marcella in 1982 to little success before she joined Shakespears Sister with ex-Bananarama member Siobhan Fahey. Detroit sung the lead vocals on their biggest hit, "Stay", which was #1 in the UK for 8 consecutive weeks. She sung backing and group vocals on Eric Clapton's album There's One in Every Crowd, and toured and recorded with him for the next four years. While working with Clapton, she wrote several songs with him, including "Lay Down Sally".

Discography

Released: 1973
Released: 1974
Released: 1974
Released: 1975
Released: 1975
Released: 1977
Released: 1978
Released: 1978
Released: 1981