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Washington, DC, USA (1983 – present)

There are, at least, six artists known as Shannon:

1) A pseudonym of artist Brenda Shannon Greene.
2) A French .
3) A Polish band.
4) A Finnish band.
5) A Czech Republic Irish folk band.
6) A 60s UK band, best known for Abergavenny.
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1) A pseudonym of Brenda Shannon Greene (b. 1958 in Washington, DC, USA), the disco artist who released Let The Music Play (Jul 1983), hitting gold with this trend-setting, pulsating dance classic & others similar.

She grew up in Brooklyn & whilst at college, joined the New York Jazz Ensemble as a singer, subsequently meeting drummer Lenny White & sang with Brownstone (a group she started with Russell Taylor), leading to some recording. Her first single, “Let the Music Play” (issued as a 12” on Emergency, New York). Produced by Mark Liggett & Chris Barbosa - the track’s upfront heavy, beats & , marked it as an single, The record became a monster club, pop & world hit, pumping its way to #8 , on the Billboard chart, selling sold eight million copies. Her début album, Let the Music Play (Feb 1984), went gold, peaking at 32 pop (Mar 1984). She followed that with the Top Ten hit Give Me Tonight & My Heart’s Divided.

Do You Wanna Get Away (May 1985), was Shannon’s second Mirage album - The title track single hit number 13 R&B in spring 1985.

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  • RussellChap

    Black Shannon!

    15 Mar 3:02pm Reply
  • Arcylisz

    ROTFL from people, who hate other bands with the same name. xD Your rights are more right than others, because it's your rights. xDD Shannon is more Shannon than Shannon, cause it's Shannon!!! And where is your god now? :D

    28 Jun 2013 Reply
  • opulency

    i wish lastfm would get it's shit together and at least make separate pages for these artits cuz i don't want people to think i listen to white nonsense

    24 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Overture1383

    Let The Music Play!

    29 May 2013 Reply
  • MartiFromHell

    Fuck, I don`t listen to her. I listen to polish celtic band.;< wtf? [10]

    25 Apr 2013 Reply
  • riya2

    Fuck, I don`t listen to her. I listen to polish celtic band.;< wtf? [9]

    24 Mar 2013 Reply
  • visualito

    Fuck, I don`t listen to to polish celtic band. I listen the real shannon, the diva.

    18 Mar 2013 Reply
  • George336

    I'm voting for 'Give Me Tonight' as the greatest electro single of the 80s.

    26 Feb 2013 Reply
  • tuhde

    Let the music play with the real Shannon. [2]

    24 Feb 2013 Reply
  • Neon_Blackie

    Hard Rock Shannon!!!

    15 Feb 2013 Reply
  • matiduck

    Fuck, I don`t listen to her. I listen to polish celtic band.;< wtf? [8]

    14 Feb 2013 Reply
  • DWarsong

    We got czech celtic folk group as well.. True, Czechs are more of a celtic origin than Polish guys, and truth be told, the band is quite good :)

    13 Feb 2013 Reply
  • ShesAnUziLover

    Polish Celtic? The only link with Poland and Celtic culture is the use of the Celtic cross as a symbol of white supremacism.

    20 Jan 2013 Reply
  • szymon0501

    Brenda Shannon Greene!! Słuchaczom folkowego zespołu polecam melisę. Uspokaja i wycisza.

    2 Jan 2013 Reply
  • vvolfcry

    Fuck, I don`t listen to her. I listen to polish celtic band.;< wtf? [7]

    11 Dec 2012 Reply
  • Knopers94

    Fuck, I don`t listen to her. I listen to polish celtic band.;< wtf? [6]

    4 Oct 2012 Reply
  • TheDarkSide73

    WTF Put the right Shannon (the disco diva)

    13 Aug 2012 Reply
  • socunkaceti

    I want to listen to Shannon the disco diva without clicking on the albums :(( Also, this folk band business made me rofl soooo hard <3

    26 Jun 2012 Reply
  • xAkarideah

    ...a odbiegając od tematu wkurzających ludzi, uwielbiam 'ye jacobites by name' ♥.

    31 May 2012 Reply
  • xAkarideah

    STFU all stupid english people. Shannon is great folk|celtic band from Poland, so... =.= I've had enough. ///////// 'that black skinned lady isn't even in this celtic folk band, delete her pics lulz' [2]

    31 May 2012 Reply
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