Minnie Riperton

Real Name:
Minnie Julia Riperton
Profile:
Singer, songwriter, and recording artist. Possessed a five-octave vocal range, enabling her to sing in 'whistle register', famously demonstrated on her 1974 hit 'Lovin' You'.

Born: 8 November 1947 in Chicago, Illinois.
Died: 12 July 1979 (aged 31) in Los Angeles, California, of cancer.

She was married to Richard Rudolph and is the mother of actress and comedienne Maya Rudolph, and thus the mother-in-law to film director Paul Thomas Anderson.
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Albums

GRT 30001 Minnie Riperton - Come To My Garden album art Minnie Riperton Come To My Garden (Album) GRT GRT 30001 US 1971 Sell This Version
KE 32561 Minnie Riperton - Perfect Angel album art Minnie Riperton Perfect Angel (Album) Epic KE 32561 US 1974 Sell This Version
NCN The Hollies, Ross (14), Minnie Riperton, Canned Heat The Hollies, Ross (14), Minnie Riperton, Canned Heat - Nightbird & Company: Cosmic Connections(2xLP, Transcription) Army Reserve NCN US 1974 Sell This Version
KSF-7023 Minnie Riperton - Adventures In Paradise album art Minnie Riperton Adventures In Paradise (Album) Epic KSF-7023 South Africa 1975 Sell This Version
EPC81457, 34191 Minnie Riperton - Stay In Love album art Minnie Riperton Stay In Love (Album) Epic, Epic EPC81457, 34191 Europe 1977 Sell This Version
31C 064 85888 Minnie Riperton - Minnie album art Minnie Riperton Minnie (Album) Capitol Records 31C 064 85888 Brazil 1979 Sell This Version
RL 24-9 Minnie Riperton - Minnie / Songs Of Love album art Minnie Riperton / Anita Ward Minnie Riperton / Anita Ward - Minnie / Songs Of Love(LP, Transcription) AFRTS, United States Department Of Defense RL 24-9 US 1979 Sell This Version
ECS-81382 Minnie Riperton - Love Lives Forever album art Minnie Riperton Love Lives Forever (Album) Capitol Records ECS-81382 Japan 1980 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

GRT 42 Minnie Riperton - Les Fleur / Oh By The Way album art Minnie Riperton Les Fleur / Oh By The Way (Single) GRT GRT 42 US 1971 Sell This Version
5-11139 Minnie Riperton - Reasons album art Minnie Riperton Reasons (Single) Epic 5-11139 US 1974 Sell This Version
8-50057 Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You album art Minnie Riperton Lovin' You (Single) Epic 8-50057 US 1974 Sell This Version
S EPC 2660 Minnie Riperton - Seeing You This Way album art Minnie Riperton Seeing You This Way (Single) Epic S EPC 2660 UK 1974 Sell This Version
ECPD-25 Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You / Lady Marmalade album art Minnie Riperton / LaBelle Minnie Riperton / LaBelle - Lovin' You / Lady Marmalade(7", EP) Epic ECPD-25 Japan 1974 Sell This Version
8-50190 Minnie Riperton - Adventures In Paradise / When It Comes Down To It album art Minnie Riperton Adventures In Paradise / When It Comes Down To It (Single) Epic 8-50190 US 1975 Sell This Version
J 249 Minnie Riperton - Living Alone / Magical World album art Minnie Riperton With Rotary Connection Minnie Riperton With Rotary Connection - Living Alone / Magical World (Single) Janus Records J 249 New Zealand 1975 Sell This Version
8-50128 Minnie Riperton - Inside My Love album art Minnie Riperton Inside My Love (Single) Epic 8-50128 US 1975 Sell This Version
8-50166 Minnie Riperton - Simple Things / Minnie's Lament album art Minnie Riperton Simple Things / Minnie's Lament (Single) Epic 8-50166 US 1975 Sell This Version
45154 Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You (Amandote) album art Minnie Riperton Lovin' You (Amandote)(7", Single) Epic 45154 Costa Rica 1975 Sell This Version
45154 Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You album art Minnie Riperton Lovin' You(7") Epic 45154 Costa Rica 1975 Sell This Version
SCMD-11190 Minnie Riperton - Aventuras En El Paraiso = Adventures In Paradise album art Minnie Riperton Aventuras En El Paraiso = Adventures In Paradise(7", Single, Sol) CBS SCMD-11190 Chile 1975 Sell This Version
S EPC 3796 Minnie Riperton - When It Comes Down To It album art Minnie Riperton When It Comes Down To It (Single) Epic S EPC 3796 UK 1976 Sell This Version
JG-707 Minnie Riperton - Downtown / Les Fleur album art Petula Clark / Minnie Ripperton* Petula Clark / Minnie Ripperton* - Downtown / Les Fleur(7", Single, RE) Janus Records JG-707 US 1976 Sell This Version
8-50394 Minnie Riperton - Wouldn't Matter Where You Are album art Minnie Riperton Wouldn't Matter Where You Are (Single) Epic 8-50394 US 1977 Sell This Version
ES 209 Minnie Riperton - Stick Together album art Minnie Riperton Stick Together (Single) Epic ES 209 Australia 1977 Sell This Version
ES 231 Minnie Riperton - Young Willing And Able album art Minnie Riperton Young Willing And Able (Single) Epic ES 231 Australia 1977 Sell This Version