Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Gayle Adams

Gayle Adams (born in Washington, D.C.) was an R&B/dance singer from the early 80s. She also worked as a comedian and briefly raced cars.
In 1980, Gayle released her self-titled debut album on Prelude Records. It's unknown how or if the album made the charts at all.
The first single "Stretch' In and Out" peaked at #64 on the U.K. Singles chart, #75 on Billboard's Hot Soul Singles chart, staying on the chart for 5 weeks and #12 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart (along with the song "Your Love is a Lifesaver.")
In 1982, Gayle released her sophomore album "Love Fever" which peaked at #55 on Billboard's R&B Albums chart.
The title song peaked at #6 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart and #24 on Billboard's Hot Soul Singles chart, staying on the chart for 14 weeks.
In 1984, Gayle released the single "I'm Warning You" which peaked at #86 on the U.K. Singles chart.

Her last musical release to date was the single "Don't Waste My Time" before fading into obscurity. It's unknown what she is up to today.

To see a fan-made video for "Love Fever," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6zzXD9OS9s

To see a fan-made video for "I'm Warning You," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVxiluCUc_w

To see a fan-made video for "Stretch' In and Out," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7RCFz2Jg2k

[updated on 06/11/13]

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