Jean Adebambo

JEAN Adebambo was born in Islington, London to a Montserratian mother and a Nigerian father. While training to be a nurse, she was invited to do a cover version of two tracks Again and Reunited by Ital Records in the early 1980s

    

Born; 1 July 1962 Islington, London, UK Died; 15 January 2009 London, UK Jean was invited to do a cover version of two records entitled “Again” and “Reunited” by Ital Records in the early 1980s, while she was studying to be a nurse. She later met Jamaican producer Leonard Chin and recorded the single “Paradise”. She had a successful solo career with her own Ade.J label. A series of hits followed with singles “Reaching For A Goal”, “Hardships of Life” and “Pipe Dreams”. Despite all the success, she quit the music industry and went back into the medical profession and became a health visitor in Bermondsey. Jean was persuaded to perform and restart her music career for a successful lovers rock concert in 2008 at the Brixton Academy. However she was found dead on 15 January 2009, aged 46

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