Monday, March 17, 2008

Sheryl Suzanne Crow

Sheryl Suzanne Crow is the old generation of American country singer, blues rock singer, guitarist, bassist, pianist and songwriter. Because she loves many music so her music blends of many kind of music like country, pop, folk, and blues rock into one mainstream sound, and she has won nine Grammy Awards. Crow is also a noted political activist.

She was often show perform in many county with other her generation singer or older, like with the Rolling Stones, and has sung duets with Mick Jagger. Many of her music became a soundtracks like on Cars, Point Break, The X-Files, Big Daddy, Crossroads, Home of the Brave, California, Elizabethtown, and Stone Cold.

Sheryl Suzanne Crow was born in Kennett, Missouri on February 11, 1962, to parents Wendell, a trumpet player and lawyer, and Bernice Crow, a piano teacher. The third child of the family, she has three siblings: older sisters Kathy and Karen, and younger brother Steve.

Many experience have followed by young Suzanne like became a Majorette when at High School. She was an All-State track athlete, medaling in the 75 low hurdles. She also joined the Pep Club, the National Honor Society, Future Farmers of America, Freshman Maid, Senior Maid and Paper doll Queen. She then enrolled at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri, and received a BA degree in Music Composition, Performance and Education. While in college, Sheryl sang in the local band Cashmere. She was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta social sorority and Sigma Alpha Iota, a women's music fraternity. Later, Sheryl was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

After graduating college, Crow worked as a music teacher at the Garlin Kellison elementary school in Fenton, Missouri. Teaching during the day allowed her the opportunity to sing in bands on weekends. Later, she was introduced to local musician and producer Jay Oliver. He had a thriving studio in the basement of his parents' home in St. Louis and helped her by using her in advertising jingles. Her first jingle was a back-to-school spot for the St. Louis department store Famous-Barr. McDonald's and Toyota commercial jingles soon followed. She was quoted in a 60 Minutes segment as saying she made $40,000 on her McDonald's commercial alone.

She toured with Michael Jackson during the BAD world tour from 1987-1989 and sang with him during the performance of "I Just Can't Stop Loving You.

Tuesday Night Music Club went on to sell more than 7 million copies in the US and UK during the 1990s. The album also won Crow three Grammy Awards in 1995: Record of the Year, Best New Artist and Best Female Vocal Performance.

In 1997, Crow contributed the theme song to the James Bond film, Tomorrow Never Dies. Her song Tomorrow Never Dies was nominated for a Grammy Award.

Cancer Diagnosis She was diagnosed have a breast cancer, but 3 month later the cancer becoming dissapear and getting recover from the cancer. Crow was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in late February 2006. Her doctors have stated that "prognosis for a full recovery is excellent."

Crow's first concert since her cancer diagnosis was on May 18 in Orlando, Florida where she played to over 10,000 Information Technology professionals at the SAP Sapphire Convention. Her first public appearance was on June 12, when she performed at the Murat Theater in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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