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Melanie Ann Safka-Schekeryk (b. 1947; known professionally as Melanie) is a U.S. .

Born on the 3rd February 1947 in Astoria, New York, Melanie made her first recording, "Gimme a Little Kiss", when she was five.

She first found chart success in Europe. Her 1969 song "Bobo's Party" reached number one in France. Later that year she had a hit in the Netherlands with "Beautiful People" before performing at Woodstock. Apparently, she was inspired to write "Lay Down (Candles… read more

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  • An amazing singer, what a unique voice!
  • I was a teenager back in the day and if there's two people who remind me of those (mostly) wonderful times its Twiggy and Melanie. Her version of Ruby Tuesday is like magnificent!
  • Melanie comes out as Scientologist. http://www.pr.com/press-release/624339
  • belle voix
  • Krist Novoselic brought me here.
  • folky
  • 素晴らしい - AWESOME, she was my first love, i became vegetarian because of her.
  • Happy Birthday Melanie!
  • Lay Down (Candles In the Dark) really is rather brilliant, what a voice.

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