Leata Galloway (born on December 7, 1950 in Brooklyn, New York) is a female R&B singer from the '80s.
As a young girl, she listened to various types of music such as Nat King Cole and Nancy Wilson. Leata appeared in various musicals and plays such as "Hair" (which she also starred in the film version).
In New York, Leata developed her jazz nightclub act which caught the attention of Dr. George Butler at Columbia Records, who signed her to the label after seeing her at Green Street, but she ended up being usurped by the R&B department instead.
Leata also recorded a Big Band music album in Germany entitled "Live From the Hamburg Jazz Gala" with the Peter Herbolzheimer All Stars. She toured with Peggy Lee for a year and later embarked on a 17-country European tour with The Zawinul Syndicate. Since then, Leata cotninues to be active in the music business.
To see Leata's official website, go to:
To see a fan-made video for "With Every Beat of My Heart," go to:
[updated on 03/10/13]