|Birth name||Rosemary Timotea Yuro|
|Born||August 4, 1940|
|Origin||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Died||March 30, 2004 (aged 63)|
|Years active||1961 – early 1980s|
Timi Yuro (born Rosemary Timotea Yuro, August 4, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois - March 30, 2004 in Las Vegas, Nevada) was an American soul and R&B singer. Events 70 - The Destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem by the Romans. Year 1940 ( MCMXL) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Events 240 BC - 1st recorded Perihelion passage of Halley's Comet. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other The soul, according to many religious and philosophical beliefs is the self-awareness, or Consciousness, unique to a particular living Singer-songwriter is a term that refers to Performers who write, compose and sing their own material including Lyrics In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music Liberty Records was a United States -based Record label. It was started by chairman Simon Waronker in 1955 with Alvin Bennett as president Mercury Records is a Record label operating as a standalone company in the UK and as part of the Island Def Jam Music Group in the US and are both subsidiaries of Events 70 - The Destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem by the Romans. Year 1940 ( MCMXL) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. The State of Illinois ( roughly ill-i-NOY is a state of the United States of America, the 21st to be admitted to the Union. Events 240 BC - 1st recorded Perihelion passage of Halley's Comet. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Las Vegas ( Spanish: "The Meadows" is the most populous City in the state of Nevada, the seat of Clark County, and an internationally The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Soul music is a Music genre that combines Rhythm and blues and Gospel music, originating in the United States. She is considered to be one of the first blue-eyed soul stylists of the rock era. Blue-eyed soul (also known as white soul) is a term used to describe R&B or Soul music performed by white artists
According to her record label, Liberty Records, Yuro moved with her family to Los Angeles. Liberty Records was a United States -based Record label. It was started by chairman Simon Waronker in 1955 with Alvin Bennett as president Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West There, she sang in her parents' Italian restaurant and in local clubs before catching the eye and ear of record executives. Signed to Liberty, she had a U. S. Billboard No. See Billboard (Turkish magazine Billboard is a weekly American Magazine devoted to the Music industry 4 single in 1961 with "Hurt", an R&B ballad that had been an early success for Roy Hamilton. Roy Hamilton (b April 16, 1929, Leesburg Georgia – d July 20, 1969, New Rochelle New York On "Hurt" and on her Billboard No. See Billboard (Turkish magazine Billboard is a weekly American Magazine devoted to the Music industry 12 follow-up in 1962, "What's a Matter Baby (Is It Hurting You?)", Yuro showed an emotional but elegant vocal style that owed a debt to Dinah Washington and other black jazz singers. Dinah Washington ( August 29, 1924 &ndash December 14, 1963) was a Blues, R&B and Jazz singer Jazz is an American Musical art form which originated in the beginning of the 20th century in African American communities in the Southern United States Many listeners in the early 1960s thought Yuro was black. The 1960s decade refers to the years from the beginning of 1960 to the end of 1969 She opened for Frank Sinatra on his 1961 tour of Australia. Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra (December 12 1915 &ndash May 14 1998 was an American singer and actor For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics.
In 1963, Liberty released Make the World Go Away, an album of country and blues standards. Country music is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. The Blues is a vocal and instrumental form of Music based on the use of the Blue notes It emerged as an accessible form of self-expression The singer at her vocal peak, this recording includes a powerful title track of the same name, a beautifully understated version of Willie Nelson's "Permanently Lonely", and two different blues takes of "I'm Movin' On". Willie Nelson (born April 30, 1933) is an American country Singer-songwriter and Actor. Yuro was also known for soulful reworkings of popular American standards, such as "Let Me Call You Sweetheart", "Smile", and "I Apologize".
By the late 1960s, Yuro had performed in venues from London to Las Vegas. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. Las Vegas ( Spanish: "The Meadows" is the most populous City in the state of Nevada, the seat of Clark County, and an internationally However, her career soon lost its early momentum, and she quit the music business altogether after her marriage in 1969. When Yuro began to sing again in the 1980s, her doctors detected throat cancer. The 1980s was the decade spanning from January 1 1980 to December 31 1989. Her larynx was eventually removed and in 2004 she succumbed to cancer. Her last recording was the 1984 CD Timi Yuro Sings Willie Nelson, produced by her old friend Nelson. Willie Nelson (born April 30, 1933) is an American country Singer-songwriter and Actor.
Yuro's work is admired in the United States as well as in Great Britain and the Netherlands. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The Netherlands ( Dutch:, ˈnedərlɑnt is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of the Netherlands the Netherlands According to the obituary in the Las Vegas Sun, her hometown paper, Yuro's most famous fan was probably Elvis Presley, who commanded his own table at the casino where Yuro headlined in the late 1960s. (Presley had a Top 10 country hit with his 1976 version of "Hurt". ) In April 2004, Morrissey announced Yuro's death on his official website, describing her as his "favorite singer". Steven Patrick Morrissey (ˈmɒɹɪsiː born May 22, 1959) known primarily as Morrissey, is a British Singer and Lyricist (Morrissey also recorded a version of Yuro's "Interlude" with Siouxsie Sioux in 1994. Susan Janet Ballion ) P.J.Proby knew Timi Yuro from their time in Hollywood, and often mentions it during his performances of "Hurt". P J Proby (born James Marcus Smith, 6 November 1938, Houston, Texas, United States) is a Singer,
Elkie Brooks recorded a version of Yuro's classic "What's a Matter Baby" on her 1988 album Bookbinder's Kid. Elkie Brooks (born Elaine Bookbinder 25 February 1945 in Broughton, Salford) is an English singer formerly a vocalist with Vinegar Joe, and later Bookbinder's Kid is an album by Elkie Brooks. It was issued on CD vinyl and cassette in 1988 through Legend Records, and re-released in 1998 on Yuro was so impressed with the version, she contacted Brooks while she was on a UK tour, and the two kept in contact.
Yuro found success on the dance floors of northern England in the 1970s and 1980s when Northern Soul DJs championed her up-tempo tracks of "It'll Never Be Over for Me" and "What's a Matter Baby". Northern soul is a type of mid-tempo and uptempo heavy-beat Soul music (of mainly African American origin that was popularized in Northern England from The latter was re-released on Kent Records in the 1980s. Kent Records was a Los Angeles based Record label launched in the sixties by the Bihari brothers.
"Hurt", Billboard's highest position (U. S. ): #4 (July 1961)
"What's a Matter Baby (Is It Hurting You?)", highest position (U. S. ): #12 (August 1962)
"Make the World Go Away", highest position (U. S. ): #24 (August 1963)
"The Love of a Boy", highest position (U. S. ): below #40 (1964)
Hurt! (Liberty, 1961)
What's a Matter Baby (Liberty, 1962)
Timi Yuro (Liberty, 1962)
Soul! (Liberty, 1962)
Let Me Call You Sweetheart (Liberty, 1962)
Make the World Go Away (Liberty, 1963)
In the Beginning (Liberty, 1968)
The Very Best of Timi Yuro (United Artists, 1975)
Today (Ariola, 1982)
For Sentimental Reasons (Arcade, 1983)
Collection (Masters, 1986?)
Hurt! The Best of Timi Yuro (Liberty, 1963 /EMI Records, 1992)