Patti Austin

ABOUT

Patti Austin is a Grammy-winning R&B/pop/jazz singer and songwriter who became famous beginning in the early 1980s. Her best known songs include the romantic ballad, "Baby, Come To Me" (1982), a duet with James Ingram which topped both the Adult Contemporary and Pop/Rock charts. A veteran performer, Austin made her debut at age 4 at the Apollo Theater. While in her teens, she worked as a session singer and recorded commercial jingles.


Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Every Home Should Have One (1981)
  • Baby Come To Me (1982)
  • Every Home Should Have One (1983)
  • How Do You Keep The Music Playing (1983)
  • It's Gonna Be Special (1984)
  • The Heat Of Heat (1986)

Pop charts debut year: 1981

Years active: 1955 - present

Genres: R&B, pop, jazz

Labels: CTI, Qwest, GRP, Shanachie

Website: pattiaustin.com

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