Cherry Vanilla

Born Oct 16, 1943

Cherry Vanilla is an American singer-songwriter, publicist, and actress. After working as an actress in Andy Warhol's Pork, she worked as a publicist for David Bowie, before becoming a rock singer. She subsequently became a publicist for Vangelis.

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1943 Birth Born on October 16, 1943.


1974 30 Years Old After parting ways with Bowie in 1974, Vanilla formed her first band with Kasim Sulton, which played under her name.
In 1976 she formed Cherry Vanilla & her Staten Island Band, with Buzzy John Vierno (bass guitar), Frank La Rocca (drums), Thomas Morrongiello (guitar), and Gary Cohen (piano).
1977 33 Years Old Their first release was the single "The Punk" in September 1977, followed in February 1978 by the debut album Bad Girl. … Read More
1980 36 Years Old In 1980 she performed the narrative on Vangelis' "Not A Bit - All Of It" (from his See You Later album). … Read More


1985 41 Years Old In 1985 she appears as the hitch hiker and waitress on Roger Waters' album The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking
1987 43 Years Old In 1987, she was the composer in the boxing club documentary film Broken Noses. … Read More


2010 66 Years Old Her autobiography, Lick Me: How I Became Cherry Vanilla, was published in October 2010 by the Chicago Review Press. … Read More
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