and spent time in the company of musical greats such Bob Dylan. This page was last modified on 9 April 2016, at 22:51. "I hated the music then," she recalled in a 1973 interview,[8] adding "I did it for the bread. [19], On August 16, 2017, Elliman was slated to sing in Guam for a Catholic School charity when she was stopped by customs for possession of marijuana and methamphetamine. because I’m from here they always thought I was cool and calm and relaxed, Select 100 images or less to download. While still an unknown,[9] she was discovered by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, who asked her to sing Mary Magdalene's part for an audio recording of Jesus Christ Superstar. An unexpected call from Tom Moffatt whisked her back to Hawaii in 2001. [12] The song was a hit, rising to number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100;[1] it is generally considered the high point of her recording career.[13]. eventually landed in Israel where the film cast pumped out their roles in 120 An album titled Simple Needs, with all songs written by Elliman, was released in 2004 and re-released globally in 2007. A few minor Top 40 hits followed in 1979, including the title theme song from the film Moment by Moment and another disco track, "Love Pains", which was a major club success. parents and playing music with her partner Allen Alexander, who is a member “He takes me to his flat,puts up this screen and They were ordered to perform community service and serve the remainder of a two-week sentence, Billboard magazine said, "by observing courtroom proceedings of a drug offender probation program in Honolulu. [1] She appeared in Hawaii Five-O in 1978. US #15 [#14], AC #1, RNB #57, UK #26, Canada #13. After its release as an album, they invited her to join the stage show's traveling cast, which she did for four years. At the time she did not like what she was singing. Yvonne Marianne Elliman (born December 29, 1951)[1] is an American singer, songwriter, and actress who performed for four years in the first cast of the stage musical Jesus Christ Superstar. "I hated the music then," she recalled in a 1973 interview,[8] adding "I did it for the bread. [2] They later separated and divorced. [17] She then married songwriter Wade Hyman in 1981[18] and they had two children, Sage (born 1982) and Ben (born 1986). “You never know what you have until it’s gone. “He said I had to change my name because Elliman was too ethnic, so he changed it to Kim Shane, Kim being the Oriental side and Shane (after Alan Ladd’s title character in the 1953 movie) being the haole side,” says Elliman, referring to her mother’s Japanese-Chinese ancestry and her father’s Irish background. Yvonne Elliman and her 10-member band at practice, “The rain is lovely,it’s like a shower,"she says soaking in This repository is populated with tens of thousands of assets and should be your first stop for asset selection. She also had a singing role in the Yvonne Elliman, who arrived for a concert performance on Guam this weekend, was arrested for allegedly bringing drugs as she flew in with her husband. Yvonne here. for the experience. Rent was cheap in their rustic cabin with no electricity, “This old geezer was passing by, ‘Put your shoes on darling or you’ll {{familyColorButtonText(}}, View {{carousel.total_number_of_results}} results. up and goes ‘Hey.’” (studying her in excited recognition). King. Also in 1977, the Bee Gees were working on Saturday Night Fever and wrote "How Deep Is Your Love" for her, but Stigwood wanted the Bee Gees to perform it. guitar comes in with the hook. where she was swept up full swing in the free spirit of the ‘60s. She was asked to sing backing vocals on Eric Clapton's version of the Bob Marley song "I Shot the Sheriff" in 1974. “You walk like a duck,darling,let me show you how to walk” - it was

so I went in there and started talking to him.”, She calmed him down and sparked up his interest,but his savvy courting was I was into drugs and all that, and thought Grace Slick and the Jefferson Airplane was it." | While attending President Theodore Roosevelt High School, Elliman performed in the school band on standup bass and violin. Yvonne Marianne Elliman (born December 29, 1951)[1] is an American singer who performed for four years in the first cast of Jesus Christ Superstar. She then went on tour as part of Clapton's band, and soon afterwards got her own recording contract with RSO Records.