Lalomie Washburn

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Lalomie Washburn
Also known asLomie
Born(1941-08-25)August 25, 1941
Memphis, Tennessee
DiedDecember 18, 2004(2004-12-18) (aged 63)
Los Angeles
Occupation(s)Singer, song writer

Lalomie (Lomie) Washburn (25 August 1941 – 18 December 2004) was a R&B singer and song writer.[1]

She was born on August 25, 1941, in Memphis, Tennessee, and went on to sing backup with such legends as Ray Charles, Ike & Tina Turner and Chaka Khan. She wrote songs for and with Rufus & Chaka Khan, New Birth, Buddy Miles, The Brothers Johnson and Aretha Franklin.

She signed with the Parachute label in 1977, where she released her first album My Music is Hot. She went on to launch a solo career, which drew a large following in Germany in the 1970s and 1980s. In 1992 she released several 12" singles, and in 1997 a second (self titled) solo album. She came back to Omaha to do a small tour when in her mid fifties.

She died on 18 Sept 2004 in Los Angeles. In 2005 she was inducted into the Omaha Black Music Hall of Fame.


  1. ^ "Lalomie Washburn - New Songs, Playlists & Latest News - BBC Music". BBC. Retrieved 2018-01-05.