Sherry Kean

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Sherry Kean
Birth name Sherry Huffman
Origin Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Pop/Country
Occupations Singer
Years active 1983–1989
Labels Capitol-EMI

Sherry Kean (born Sherry Huffman) is a former Canadian pop and country singer, who had a Canadian Top 40 hit in 1984 with "I Want You Back".

Career[edit]

Kean was originally the lead vocalist for a Toronto band called The Sharks, consisting of herself, David Baxter, Bazil Donovan and Cleave Anderson. The band released only one single before Kean left to pursue a solo career. Baxter joined Kean's solo band, while Donovan and Anderson went on to join Blue Rodeo.

Kean signed to Capitol-EMI, and released the EP Mixed Emotions in 1983. The single "I Want You Back" was released in early 1984 and became a hit; it was followed by her full-length album debut, People Talk (Capitol ST-12328), later that year.[1] Kean won the Juno Award for Most Promising Female Vocalist at the 1984 Juno Awards, and was also nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year at the U-Knows. "Would You Miss Me?" was also released as a single, but did not replicate the chart success of "I Want You Back".

Kean later released the country album Maverick Heart in 1987, which earned her another Juno Award nomination for Country Female Vocalist of the Year at the 1989 Juno Awards.

Personal[edit]

She was married to musician David Baxter.[2]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album CAN
1984 People Talk 57
1987 Maverick Heart

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Positions Album
CAN CAN AC CAN Country
1984 "I Want You Back" 19 People Talk
"Would You Miss Me" 93
1988 "Diamonds & Pearls" 6 50 Maverick Heart

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erskine, Evelyn (23 March 1984). "Queen errs in reprising past winners". Ottawa Citizen. Retrieved 2010-03-01.  People Talk one of multiple album reviews.
  2. ^ "David Baxter biography". MapleMusic Recordings. Retrieved 2010-03-01. 

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