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Samantha Sang

Australian Singer
Female
Born Aug 5, 1951

Samantha Sang is a stage name of Australian singer, Cheryl Lau Sang, from Melbourne, who had an earlier career as Cheryl Gray. She had a number eight hit in Australia with "You Made Me What I Am" in 1967. By 1969, she had relocated to United Kingdom and worked with Bee Gees but then returned to Australia in 1975.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1951 Birth Born on August 5, 1951.

TEENAGE

1966 14 Years Old Sang began her career, at the age of eight, by singing on Australian radio. She entered and won talent contests. In December 1966, she released her debut single, "The Real Thing" (not to be confused with fellow Australian Russell Morris' 1969 hit song "The Real Thing") under the name Cheryl Gray. … Read More
1967 15 Years Old Her third single, "You Made Me What I Am", was released in May 1967 and reached number eight on the Go-Set Top 40. … Read More
1969 17 Years Old In 1969, Sang travelled to the United Kingdom where Barry Gibb (Bee Gees) heard her singing and urged his manager, Robert Stigwood, to sign her. … Read More

TWENTIES

1975 23 Years Old Sang followed with "Nothing in the World Like Love" written by UK pop singer-songwriter Labi Siffre. Visa restrictions forced her out of the UK and she returned to Australia. By 1975, Sang had changed management and signed with Polydor which released three singles and her debut album, Samantha Sang and Rocked the World. … Read More
1977 25 Years Old In 1977, she recorded "When Love Is Gone", the theme song, for French drama film, Bilitis. … Read More
1979 27 Years Old Her third album, "From Dance to Love", was released by United Artists in 1979.

FORTIES

1999 47 Years Old Residing again in Melbourne, in 1999 Sang made a short return to live performing, with her father, Reg, as guest vocalist.

FIFTIES

2004 52 Years Old In 2004, Sang's three albums were released for the first time on CD in a two-piece set as the compilation, The Ultimate Collection.
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