Barbara Tucker

Barbara Tucker

 

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Barbara Tucker (Brooklyn, New York) is an African American house and soul singer, songwriter and choreographer. Her music has influenced mainstream and dance music across the United States and throughout Europe. Tucker had six #1 hits on the US Hot Dance Club Songs chart in the 1990s and into the 2000s, and several hits in the UK.[1]

Raised in Brooklyn, New York, Barbara started singing through her entertainer father, Jayotis Washington of the group, The Persuasions. As an actress, Barbara has performed in various off-Broadway plays and received the "T.O.R." award through the American Theater for actors for 'most promising actress with distinguishing artiste'. She has choreographed and danced for various dance artist such as C&C Music Factory, Soul System, Jay Williams, and Deee-Lite. She also choreographed the first Club Music Award show and is choreographer for the Underground Network dancers. She has been managed by celebrity and sports manager Glenn Toby.

Barbara has recorded with and sang background vocals for artists like Deee-Lite and George Clinton. She has had many underground tunes such as 'Set It Off', 'Black Delilah Dee', 'Open Your Heart' and she was featured on 'Unity'. In her ongoing career as a singer of soulful house, she has collaborated with such house music producers as David Guetta and Blaze. She is signed to the production team Masters At Work (Little Louie Vega & Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez) which brought forth such tunes as "Deep Inside", "Beautiful People", "I Get Lifted", "Stay Together" and "Stop Playing With My Mind".

Tucker is the only recording artist to have had a yearly residency at Europe’s clubbing mecca, Ibiza.[citation needed] In December 2016, Billboard magazine ranked her as the 63rd most successful dance artist of all-time.[2]

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Think
Song
Think is a song by musical artist Barbara Tucker, released on October 27, 2017.
 
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One Desire
Album
One Desire is an album by musical artist Barbara Tucker, released on March 31, 2017.
Everybody Dance
 
"Everybody Dance" ("Everybody Dance (The Horn Song)" in international releases) is a 1998 house song recorded by American singer Barbara Tucker, who co-wrote the track with LaVette Gordon, and produced by DJ Pierre, which was based on an instrumental he recorded under the alias "The Don" as "The Horn Song." The horn solo on the single was performed by Darrell Dixon.
I Get Lifted
 
"I Get Lifted" is a 1994 song recorded by the American singer Barbara Tucker, who co-wrote the single with "Little" Louie Vega, who produced the track.

Photos - Barbara Tucker1000

Popular Albums6

Album Appearances & References55

Popular Songs15

Song Appearances & References16

Musical Groups1

Collaborators & Influencers13

Other Music-Related Relationships2

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Videos25

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Upcoming Concerts3

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  –  January 4, 2018
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  –  January 3, 2018
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  –  December 1, 2017
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  –  January 10, 2018
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  –  January 4, 2018
an innovative singer-songwriter based acoustic string band from Brooklyn, New York. Performances will take place at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Manor's intimate music room. "We are thrilled to bring music back to the Manor House with such an exciting ...
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  –  January 10, 2018
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  –  January 5, 2018
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  –  January 5, 2018
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  –  January 4, 2018
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  –  January 4, 2018
an innovative singer-songwriter based acoustic string band from Brooklyn, New York. Performances will take place at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Manor's intimate music room. "We are thrilled to bring music back to the Manor House with such an exciting ...
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  –  January 2, 2018
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