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Teena Marie, a singing partner of the late Rick James, has passed away at the age of 54 in Pasadena, CA. She is survived by a daughter, Alia Rose, also a singer. Teena Marie’s first album was “Wild and Peaceful” in 1979, which had her first top 10 hit, “I’m Just a Sucker for Your Love.” Although best known as a R&B singer, she also did movie soundtracks (Top Gun, The Goonies, Undisputed). Rest in peace, sweet Lady Tee.
Fire and Desire – Rick James and Teena Marie Originally from Jame’s 1980 album Street Songs
Teena Marie – I Need Your Lovin’ (1980 )
Ooo La La La ( #1 Billboard R&B single from the 1988 album, Naked to the World. )
I’m Still In Love ( from a more contemporary album from 2004, La Doña )
Miracles Need Wings To Fly ( the most beautiful vocals on this one )
Teena Marie and Faith Evans – Can’t Last a Day (from Congo Square, 2009 )