BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY
|Birth name||Gloria Lavern Collins|
|Also known as||"Female Preacher"|
|Born||12 June 1948|
Abilene, TX, U.S.
|Died||13 March 2005 (aged 56)|
Pasadena, CA, U.S.
|Genres||Funk, Soul, R&B|
|Associated acts||James Brown, The J.B.'s|
Early life and career
- In October 2004, "Rock Me Again And Again" and "Think (About It)" featured on the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas soundtrack, playing on fictional radio station Master Sounds 98.3.
- "Rock Me Again And Again" was covered by synth band The Human League on their 1984 album Hysteria.
- Bruce Springsteen's song "Shackled and Drawn", from his 2012 album Wrecking Ball, and Ludacris' song "Southern Fried Intro", from his 2003 album Chicken-n-Beer, both feature an excerpt from Collins' song "Me And My Baby Got Our Own Thing Going."
- 1972 – Think (About It)
- 1975 – Check Me Out If You Don't Know Me by Now