Imagine winning a talent contest, aged 10, that gave you a gig at the world famous Apollo Theatre in Harlem. Then imagine you’re on the same bill as Aretha Franklin and Cissy Houston too!
It wasn’t long before Margaret Fertado aka Margo Thunder was given a three record deal by Capitol Records in LA, which involved travelling (alone) to their LA studios from her hometown in Roxbury, Massachusetts to record, aged just 11
Here Margo talks us through singing with Joe Frazer and Richard Dimples Fields, about her group 9.9, her near death experience and her subsequent return to music which has seen her continue to release a stream of self-penned material.
I’ll let Margo take over, have a listen….
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