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Dakota Staton


1950s jazz musician who gained nationwide fame on her behalf 1957 #4 strike single “The Past due, Past due Show.” She began performing in regional dance clubs at age eighteen. She was also known for the albums In the night time, Active!, and Dakota at Storyville. She was briefly wedded to trumpeter Talib Dawud and acquired a brother called Fred who performed the saxophone. She was highlighted within the documentary Jazzwomen with Etta Jones in 2000.

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Full Name Dakota Staton
Date Of Birth June 3, 1930
Died April 10, 2007, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of Birth Pennsylvania
Profession Jazz Singer
Education Westinghouse High School
Nationality American
Star Sign Gemini

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Dee Time1967-1968TV SeriesHerself
Not Only... But Also1966TV SeriesHerself - Special Guest
Juke Box Jury1965TV SeriesHerself - Panellist
Ladybirds1965TV SeriesHerself
The Eamonn Andrews Show1965TV SeriesHerself
That's for Me1965TV SeriesHerself
The Mike Douglas Show1962TV SeriesHerself - Vocalist
Timex All-Star Jazz Show1959TV SeriesHerself

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