Dana Dawson

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American actress and singer (1974-08-07 - 2010-08-10). The 36 year old actress had been battling cancer.

Dawson began acting at the age of seven in a national tour of Annie. She was an understudy of the character Mimi, in the national tour of Rent in 2000 and joined the Broadway cast in 2001 as an understudy/swing.

As a singer, Dawson released her first single in 1988 at the age of 14. In 1993 Dana signed a record deal with EMI and was now musically based in the UK. Her second album, "Black Butterfly," was released in October 1995 and included three singles that made the UK Top 40 chart: "3 Is Family" reached number 9 in July 1995, "Got to Give Me Love" reached number 27 in October 1995, and "Show Me" reached number 28 in May 1996.

In 1997, Dana Dawson collaborated on the Dolce & Gabbana single "More, More, More" provided the vocals on this dance remake of the Andrea True Connection hit single. The Disney Channel show Lizzie McGuire featured her 2001 single, "Nice Life" which was only released as a single in France.

Several multi-track "singles" of Dawson's music have been released in the United Kingdom, including "3 Is Family," "Got To Give Me Love," and "How I Wanna Be Loved." Dawson's songs are included on many other albums, including EMI's Music of the Twentieth Century: 1980-1999 and Virgin's Best Dance Album 1995; she also performed on the Michael W. Smith 1989 Gospel album "I 2 Eye."
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Albums

COL 467314 2 Dana Dawson - Paris New-York And Me album art Dana Dawson Paris New-York And Me (Album) Columbia COL 467314 2 Spain 1991 Sell This Version
CDEMC 3720, 7243 8 35473 2 6 Dana Dawson - Black Butterfly album art Dana Dawson Black Butterfly (Album) EMI United Kingdom, EMI United Kingdom CDEMC 3720, 7243 8 35473 2 6 Europe 1995 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

SSP 980676 6 Dana Dawson - Ready To Follow You album art Dana Dawson Ready To Follow You (Maxi, Single) CBS, CBS SSP 980676 6 France 1988 Sell This Version
655971 1 Dana Dawson - Romantic World album art Dana Dawson Romantic World (Single, Maxi) CBS, CBS 655971 1 France 1990 Sell This Version
COL 657364 6, 14-657364-20 Dana Dawson - Open Hearts album art Dana Dawson Open Hearts (Single, Maxi) Columbia, Columbia COL 657364 6, 14-657364-20 France 1991 Sell This Version
657609 6 Dana Dawson - Moving On album art Dana Dawson Moving On (Maxi, Single) Columbia, Columbia, Columbia 657609 6 France 1991 Sell This Version
656817 4, COL 656817 4 Dana Dawson - Tell Me Bonita album art Dana Dawson Tell Me Bonita (Maxi, Single) Columbia, Columbia 656817 4, COL 656817 4 France 1991 Sell This Version
JC 15294 Dana Dawson - Love Is A Wonderful Thing / Romantic World album art Michael Bolton / Dana Dawson Michael Bolton / Dana Dawson - Love Is A Wonderful Thing / Romantic World(7", Promo) Columbia JC 15294 Italy 1991 Sell This Version
7243 8 82363 2 4, 7243 882363 2 4, cdem 392, CDEM392 Dana Dawson - Got To Give Me Love album art Dana Dawson Got To Give Me Love (Single, Maxi) EMI, EMI 7243 8 82363 2 4, 7243 882363 2 4, cdem 392, CDEM392 Europe 1995 Sell This Version
12 EMDJ 378 Dana Dawson - 3 Is Family album art Dana Dawson 3 Is Family (Single, Maxi) EMI United Kingdom, EMI United Kingdom, EMI United Kingdom, 1st Avenue Records 12 EMDJ 378 1995 Sell This Version
1 79603 7 Dana Dawson - 3 Is Family / Country House album art Dana Dawson / Blur Dana Dawson / Blur - 3 Is Family / Country House(7", Jukebox, Promo) EMI 1 79603 7 Italy 1995 Sell This Version
SPCD 1968 Dana Dawson - How I Wanna Be Loved album art Dana Dawson How I Wanna Be Loved (Single, Maxi) EMI United Kingdom, EMI United Kingdom SPCD 1968 France 1995 Sell This Version
7243 8 82839 2 2 Dana Dawson - Show Me album art Dana Dawson Show Me (Single) EMI, EMI 7243 8 82839 2 2 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
1 79671 7 Dana Dawson - Naked / Show Me album art Louise / Dana Dawson Louise / Dana Dawson - Naked / Show Me(7", Promo) EMI 1 79671 7 Italy 1996 Sell This Version
987564 XY Dana Dawson - 3 Is Family / A Deeper Love album art Dana Dawson / Clivillés & Cole Dana Dawson / Clivillés & Cole - 3 Is Family / A Deeper Love(12") Classics Disco Beat 987564 XY Italy 1998 Sell This Version
158 943-1 Dana Dawson - Nice Life album art Dana Dawson Nice Life (Maxi) Universal 158 943-1 France 2001 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

CSP: 982762-4 Dana Dawson - Fais Comme L'oiseau / Romantic World album art Michel Fugain / Dana Dawson Michel Fugain / Dana Dawson - Fais Comme L'oiseau / Romantic World(Cass, Promo) Sony Music, Columbia CSP: 982762-4 France 1992 Sell This Version