Dana Dawson

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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Dana Dawson Discography Tracks

Albums

Dana Dawson Paris New-York And Me (Album) Columbia Europe 1991 Sell This Version
Dana Dawson Black Butterfly (Album) EMI United Kingdom, EMI United Kingdom Europe 1995 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Dana Dawson Ready To Follow You (Maxi, Single) Clever France 1988 Sell This Version
Dana Dawson Romantic World (Maxi, Single) CBS France 1990 Sell This Version
Dana Dawson Open Hearts (Single, Maxi) Columbia France 1991 Sell This Version
Dana Dawson Tell Me Bonita (Maxi, Single) Columbia, Columbia France 1991 Sell This Version
Dana Dawson Moving On (Maxi, Single) Columbia, Columbia, Columbia France 1991 Sell This Version
JC 15294 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
Dana Dawson 3 Is Family (Single, Maxi) EMI United Kingdom, EMI United Kingdom, 1st Avenue, 1st Avenue 1995 Sell This Version
Dana Dawson Got To Give Me Love (Maxi, Single) EMI, EMI UK 1995 Sell This Version
1 79603 7 Dana Dawson / Blur Dana Dawson / Blur - 3 Is Family / Country House(7", Promo) EMI 1 79603 7 Italy 1995 Sell This Version
Dana Dawson How I Wanna Be Loved (Single, Maxi) EMI, EMI France 1995 Sell This Version
Dana Dawson Show Me (Maxi, Single) EMI, EMI Europe 1996 Sell This Version
1 79671 7 Louise / Dana Dawson Louise / Dana Dawson - Naked / Show Me(7", Promo) EMI 1 79671 7 Italy 1996 Sell This Version
987564 XY 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
Dana Dawson Nice Life (Maxi) Universal France 2001 Sell This Version