I can't believe she died this week in her sleep at age 54. The New York Times obituary is HERE.
Referred to as the Queen of Blue-Eyed Soul, Teena was one of the few whites artists that received airplay on R&B/Soul stations back in the day.
Her first album didn't have her picture on the cover (this was the pre-music video era) and when her second album dropped with her picture, her R&B fans were shocked to find out she was a white woman from Santa Monica, California.
Her biggest hits were in the early-mid 80s but every time I went to a party in college, the DJs would spin some Lady T.
My favorite songs are Portugese Love, Behind The Groove and of course this one: