Monday, April 7, 2008

Stacy Earl

I only found about this singer from the good people at Milk Carton Pop Stars (thanks so much!)

Stacy Earl (born on December 25, 1962 in Boston, Massachusetts) was a pop singer who scored a couple of Top 40 hits in the early 90s.

After graduating from high school, she moved to New York for a few years to do some session work and take acting lessons.

Stacy returned to Boston where she recorded demos with producer\songwriter, Andy Mendelson and Maurice Starr (who worked with New Edition & New Kids on the Block).

She was signed to RCA Records after a demo she did with Andy attracted attention from the label.
In 1991, she released her self-titled debut album which peaked at #16 on Billboard's Heatseekers Albums chart.
Her first single "Love Me All Up" peaked at #26 on the Billboard Hot 100 in January of 1992 and #16 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music\Maxi-Singles Sales chart.
The follow-up single "Romeo & Juliet" featuring the Wild Pair, peaked at #27 on the Billboard Hot 100 in April of 1992 and #66 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart in May of 1992, staying on the chart for 6 weeks.
The third single "Slowly" didn't reach the same success as her previous singles, peaking only at #52 on the Billboard Hot 100 in July of 1992.

Another song from the album "Can't Go On This Way" didn't chart, but a music video was made for it.
In 1993, Stacy released the song, "Blood From a Stone" for the "Untamed Heart" movie soundtrack. Even though the commercial soundtrack release didn't feature the song, the song was released by RCA on a cassette single.

The cassette also featured an additional previously unreleased Stacy Earl song called "The World is Not a Stranger" on the B-side.

A one-track promotional CD single of the song was shipped to radio outlets, but no CD of the song was ever released commercially.

In 2006, she appeared in the independent film, "Crazy" performing the song "Honky Tonk Blues" by Hank Williams Sr.

These days, Stacy appears to be active in the music business again. She sang and composed some original songs for the feature film "The 5th Quarter."

To see Stacy's official website, go to:
http://stacyearl.net/

To see a fan-made video for "Love Me All Up," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjoeJBZCA9A

To see the music video for "Romeo & Juliet," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1ZTk6bRmY4

To see a fan-made video for "Slowly," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFUcIG4WLRA

To see the music video for "Can't Go On This Way," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkMjIoMIWOI

To see a fan-made video for "The World is Not a Stranger," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7DJZ1yVMtQ


[updated on 08\06\12]

2 comments:

wreek said...

Stacy was born March 11, 1963 in Boston. I asked her birthday when i spoke to her on the national radio show "Open House Party" back in 1992. Her middle name is Ellen and her husband is Leppo. Here is a link to verify the birth date:

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KLK2-DT2

wreek said...

Oh, yeah, she became a Christian singer.