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Sue Ann (Carwell)

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The Resume

    Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Discovered by Prince
    Sang background vocals for Whitney Houston and Toni Braxton
    Recorded '7 Days 7 Nights,' 'Here 4 U' and 'Let Me Let You Rock Me'
    Recorded albums 'Sue Ann' (1981), 'Blue Velvet' (1988), and 'Painkiller' (1992)

Why she might be annoying:

    She has a MySpace.
    Prince wanted her to change her name to Suzy Stone, but she refused.
    She left Prince's 94 East band because she 'didn't think it was going anywhere.'
    She attempted a solo career, but remained relegated to doing background vocals.
    She admitted to having a hard time adjusting to Prince's fame and to turning the radio off whenever his music would come on.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She idolized Chaka Khan.
    She's a dead ringer for Rihanna.
    She sang backup vocals for Aaliyah.
    She was Prince's earliest protege.
    Many of her earliest recordings with Prince went unreleased and never saw the light of day (they are considered lost).
    She was rediscovered by Diane Warren.
    George Clinton wrote his Parliament-Funkadelic song 'Su, Su, Su' for her.
    The two stars she sang background for she most wanted to meet she never got to? Whitney Houston and Celine Dion.

Credit: BoyWiththeGreenHair


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    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 4 Votes: 75.00% Annoying