Sheila E.

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Legal name: Sheila Escovedo


Sheila Escovedo (born December 12, 1957) better known under the stage name Sheila E., is a Mexican-American percussionist, singer, author, and actress. She began her career in the mid 1970s as a percussionist and singer for The George Duke Band. After leaving the group in 1983, Sheila began a successful solo career, starting with her critically acclaimed debut album, which included the career-defining song, "The Glamorous Life". She became a mainstream solo star in 1985 following the success of the singles, "The Belle of St. Mark", "Sister Fate", and "A Love Bizarre" with the latter becoming one of her signature songs. She is commonly referred to as The Queen of Percussion.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1984 The Glamorous Life Sheila E. 4 1
1985 Romance 1600 Sheila E. 3 2
1987 Sheila E. Sheila E. 2
1991 Sex Cymbal Sheila E. 1
1999 Ricky Lawson & Friends: First Things 1st Ricky Lawson with Gerald Albright, Phil Collins, George Duke, Sheila E., Nathan East, Donald Fagan, Robben Ford, James Ingram, Boney James, Al Jarreau, Kirk Whalum & Vesta Williams 1
2001 Heaven Sheila E. 1
2013 Icon Sheila E. 1
House of Blues Sheila E. 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1989 Latina Familia Sheila E., Pete Escovedo & Tito Puente 1
Special Guest Prince! Sheila E. 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1984 The Belle of St. Mark Sheila E. 1
1984 The Glamorous Life Sheila E. 2
1985 A Love Bizarre Sheila E. 4
1991 Droppin' Like Flies Sheila E. 1
Sex Cymbal Sheila E. 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1986 The Glamorous Club - Dance EP Sheila E. 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Not Bad 4 a Girl (disc 1) Sheila E. 1

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