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Nona Hendryx

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LaBelle's Nona Hendryx (1979)

Interview by Ian Ravendale, Rock's Backpages audio, 1979

Ms Hendryx looks back at the formation, encouraged by Vicki Wickham, of LaBelle from the ashes of the Bluebelles; their new image, stage show, and groove. She also talks about going solo and her first album.

File format: mp3; file size: 9mb, interview length: 19' 42" sound quality: *****

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Labelle: Lady Songwriter Thinks She's God

Interview by David Hancock, National RockStar, 6 November 1976

MORE THAN any other vocal group, CBS's Labelle have thrived on that old cosmic image. They deal with grand themes as deftly as if they ...

Peter Gabriel, Nona Hendrix: City Hall, Newcastle

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 24 September 1977

PETER GABRIEL used to the the guy behind the make-up, behind the monster-mask, behind the smokescreen; an original performer, a one-man spectacular. I admired but ...

Peter Gabriel/Nona Hendryx: Live in Sheffield

Live Review by Andy Gill, New Musical Express, 24 September 1977

NONA HENDRYX possesses all the lumps and bumps, (in abundance), in all the right places, and flaunts her curvacity in a performance which promises sexuality ...

Nona's Found Her Piece Of The Rock

Profile and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 27 September 1977

Nona Hendryx talks about her first solo album since the break-up of Labelle ...

LaBelle's Nona Hendryx (1979) [transcript]

Audio transcript of interview by Ian Ravendale, Rock's Backpages transcripts, 1979

This is a transcript of Ian's audio interview with Nona. Listen to the audio of this interview. ...

Nona Hendryx: Labelle-d By The Funk

Interview by Paolo Hewitt, Melody Maker, 16 January 1982

Paolo Hewitt sees eye-to-eye with NONA HENDRYX ...

The Bar-Kays, Nona Hendryx, Gladys Knight: Veteran Hitmakers Span The Generations

Interview by Vernon Gibbs, Billboard, 4 June 1983

IN A BUSINESS where the term "veteran" can be applied to acts that have been consistent chartmakers for at least five years, it is a ...

None Have A Voice Like Nona

Profile by Julie Panebianco, Boston Rock, 5 July 1983

"SEXY." WBZ-TV's Joyce Kulhawik purses her lips together and pouts: "Provocative. Hot." Nona Hendryx shifts uncomfortably in her seat as the Live on Four camera ...

Nona Hendryx: Nona (RCA)

Review by Roy Trakin, Creem, August 1983

YOU KNOW Nona. Along with Patti LaBelle and Sarah Dash, she was part of LaBelle. ...

Nona Hendryx, 9.9, Five Star: Palace Theatre, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 29 August 1985


Nona Hendryx: The Heat (RCA)

Review by Frank Owen, Melody Maker, 5 October 1985

FROM HER early days with Labelle doing cover versions of the likes of 'Won't Get Fooled Again', to her collaborations with Talking Heads, Bill Laswell ...

Nona Hendryx: The Heat (RCA)

Review by Rob Tannenbaum, Rolling Stone, 7 November 1985

NONA HENDRYX emerged from post-LaBelle limbo as a member of Talking Heads' big Remain in Light band. On The Heat, her fourth solo album, she ...

David Bowie, Nona Hendryx: Feyenoord Stadium, Rotterdam, Holland

Live Review by Lucy O'Brien, New Musical Express, 6 June 1987


Nona Hendryx: Let's get metaphysical

Interview by Lucy O'Brien, New Musical Express, 20 June 1987

NONA HENDRYX, ex of Labelle, has called her new LP Female Trouble — but LUCY O'BRIEN finds she's now a "big gun" having "big fun", ...

Rise of the Funky Divas

Overview by Michael A. Gonzales, Ebony, 12 August 2013

BEGINNING IN THE early 1970s, a small army of female funk-rock performers that included Chaka Khan, Betty Davis, Labelle, Mother's Finest, Brides of Funkenstein, Parlet, ...

How Nona Hendryx Captured the World of Captain Beefheart

Interview by Carol Cooper, The Village Voice, 9 November 2017

Drawn together: Gary Lucas and Nona Hendryx channel Captain Beefheart on their new album. ...

see also Labelle

see also Material


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