Great Musical Discoveries


Bessie Smith
Discovered singing in the street by fellow singer Ma Rainey.

Frank Sinatra
Discovered by Harry James in 1939 while working as a comedian and MC at an Englewood Cliffs roadhouse.

Arthur Conley
Discovered by fellow soul star Otis Redding, aged 18.

Annabelle Lu Win
The Bow Wow Wow singer was discovered in a launderette by Malcolm McLaren.

Suzanne Sulley & Joanne Catherall
The Human League’s Phil Oakey discovered them dancing at a Sheffield night club.

Clare Grogan
The Altered Images singer was discovered by Bill Forsythe whilst she worked as a waitress.

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