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Shandi Sinnamon (1954 - ) is an American singer, song writer. Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A singer is a musician who uses his or her voice to produce music. ... A songwriter is someone who writes either the lyrics or the music for songs. ...


She was born to a Huguenot family as Shandra Sinnamon in Miami, Florida. After dropping out of high school, she left home for Big Sur, California. Her ambition was to become a singer and songwriter. In the 16th and 17th centuries, the name Huguenot was applied to a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of France, historically known as the French Calvinists. ... This article is about the city in Florida. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... Main article: Secondary education High school is a name used in some parts of the world, and particularly in North America, to describe the last segment of compulsory education. ... Big Sur is a thinly-settled region of the central California coast where the Santa Lucia Mountains rise abruptly from the Pacific Ocean. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ...


After encountering a bicycle accident there, she went back to Florida for recuperation. After recovering, she studied music and drama at a community college. While she was singing in a local restaurant, a disc jockey noticed her talent and introduced her to Elektra/Asylum Records. Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Junior college. ...


In 1976, she released her first album Shandi Sinnamon from Asylum. In 1978, she sang the theme song of the TV drama Leave Yesterday Behind . Year 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the 1976 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ...


Around the same time in Los Angeles, California, Mike Chapman, among others, discovered her and she regrettably signed with the ever charming Chapman, instead of Neil Bogart's Casablanca Records (a decision that did not bode well for her career.) In 1980, released her second album Shandi from his Dreamland Records. And Chapman himself produced that album under the alias of Commander Chapman. Nickname: Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: , State California County Los Angeles County Incorporated April 4, 1850 Government  - Type Mayor-Council  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa  - City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo  - Governing body City Council Area  - City  498. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Mike Chapman is a record producer and songwriter who was a major force in the British pop music industry in the early 1970s. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Shendi (sometimes Shandi) is a town in Sudan, situated on the Nile between Atbarah and Khartoum. ...


Her name inspired Shandi of Kiss (1980). Shandi is a song by the American hardrock band KISS. Released on their 1980 album Unmasked, the song would prove to be a big hit in Australia where it reached #10 on the Australian charts. ... Kiss (or KISS) is a United States rock band formed in New York City in 1973 featuring trademark face paint and stage outfits (costumes). ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ...


She wrote and preformed the song He's A Dream they used in the 1983 film FLASHDANCE , and won a grammy award for her song on the soundtrack of the film. Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


Ever since she has written songs and sung them for films and TV dramas, including Tough Love for the film The Karate Kid , wrote Living on the Edge & Double Trouble for the film MAKING THE GRADE , Fight To Survive for the film BLOODSPORT and Gotcha title song for the film GOTCHA , Eyes of Fire for LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL , Wild Roses for Echo Park , and Boy of my Dreams for the film TOWER OF TERROR among many others. Tough Love is also an Australian radio program hosted by comedian Mick Molloy, aired on the Triple M network. ... The Karate Kid is a 1984 John G. Avildsen film starring Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita. ... For other uses of Gotcha, see Gotcha (disambiguation). ... Eyes of Fire is a California-based metal band formed in 1998 under the name Shiva. ... Echo Park is the name of a neighbourhood in Los Angeles. ...


TV compositions include; Leave Yesterday Behind for the TV drama LEAVE YESTERDAY BEHIND , Slow Dance for the movie CAN YOU FEEL ME DANCING , and sang the theme song Charles in Charge for the 1984-1987 TV series. Charles in Charge was an American sitcom series broadcast on CBS which starred Scott Baio as Charles, a college student working as a live-in babysitter. ...


In 1985, her song Making It (composed by Richie Zito) became a local hit in Japan, and in the Series SAILOR MOON sang Only A Memory Away also from Japan. 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the 1979 sitcom. ...


She has worked as a background singer with Todd Rundgren, Bernadette Peters, Hoyt Axton and Johnny Halliday. Todd Harry Rundgren (born June 22, 1948 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, USA), is an American musician, singer, songwriter and record producer. ... Bernadette Peters (born February 28, 1948) is an American Tony Award-winning actress and singer. ... Hoyt Axton on the cover of Southbound (1975) Hoyt Wayne Axton (March 25, 1938 – October 26, 1999) was an American country music singer-songwriter, and a film and television actor. ... Johnny Hallyday Johnny Hallyday (born June 15, 1943) is a French singer and actor. ...


Now she lives in Eugene, Oregon. It has been suggested that Track Town, USA be merged into this article or section. ...

Contents

Discography

Albums

  • 1976: Shandi Sinnamon
  • 1980: Shandi
  • 1980: Leather and Pearls
  • 1982: Love Ordeal
  • 1985: Back on the Streets
  • 1986: Slow Dance
  • 1986: Damsel in Distress
  • 1987: Americana
  • 1987: Little Bird
  • 1990: Urban Berlin
  • 1992: Straight One Take
  • 2004: I'm Packin

Single

  • "Making It" 1985

Award

The Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1960. ...

External Links

  • The Official Website
  • imdb
  • All Music Guide

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Lois Blaisch (349 words)
Lois Blaisch, Karen Tobin and Shandi Sinnamon have all had very successful and lucrative solo careers before joining forces in 2000.
Shandi Sinnamon received a Grammy award for her song "He's a Dream" which she wrote and sang on the fifteen times platinum soundtrack album from the film "Flashdance".
Aside from landing two major record deals, Shandi can be heard singing on numerous TV shows such as "Charles in Charge" and "Sailor Moon".
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This is good, Shandi, Classic pop/country melody a la 50s but a bit too sophisticated for the trio of artists mentioned here as guides.
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