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Debra Laws

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Debra Laws is an American R & B singer and actress from Houston,Texas. In her music career, she works closely with her siblings, Eloise Laws, Hubert Laws and Ronnie Laws, who are producers.

She has performed throughout the U.S. in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, The Berkeley Jazz Festival and the Hollywood Bowl. She has also toured in Europe, Africa, and Southeast Asia.

Her most recent album is entitled Moments, and she produced, wrote or co-wrote nine of the 12 songs contained in the album. The album is now in release in Japan and the first single, “Moments Like This”, reached the number 18 spot in the Japanese charts.

Her career

Her professional career started as a teenager in 1977 when she was featured on her brother Ronnie’s album entitled “Friends and Strangers”, on United Artist Records. In 1979, she was a lead vocalist on her brother Hubert’s album, “Land of Passion”, on Columbia Records.

Laws made her debut as a solo recording artist in 1981 with the release of her album “Very Special” on Elektra Records. This album, produced by her two brothers sold in excess of 385,000 copies, while the two singles, “Very Special” and “Be Yourself” sold combined totals in excess of 260,000 copies.

From 1981 through 1990, Laws worked with her three siblings, recording and doing many live performances in the United States and abroad.

In 1985, she recorded “Crusin’ Tonight”, written and produced by George Duke, for the Heavenly Kid motion picture soundtrack.

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  • HIBRIDGE1

    Very, very special song. H.B.1.

    24 May 2011 Reply
  • bigotz2007

    how can I forget debra .... as gifted as her brothers ronnie and hubert....

    18 Dec 2008 Reply
  • Rahd

    Grand Puba and Mary J Blige did this nice in the 90's.

    17 Sep 2008 Reply

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