Dianne Brooks

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Gwendolyn Dianne Brooks (January 3, 1939 – April 29, 2005), was a jazz singer from New Jersey. With the Three Playmates, Brooks recorded several songs in 1957. As a solo singer, she recorded two albums and several singles. Her biggest solo hit was "Walking on My Mind" in 1969. She also had a CBC production, with Bob Ruzicka taking up the other side. Brooks died on April 29, 2005, in Toronto from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.[1]



  • Some Other Kind of Soul with Lenny Breau (Revolver, 1970)
  • Back Stairs of My Life (Reprise, 1977)

With the Three Playmates


  1. ^ "Dianne Brooks". Canadian Bands. Retrieved 5 May 2017. 
  2. ^ a b Savoy Records discography Jazzdisco.org. Retrieved 23 June 2013.