- Rachel Sweet
Rachel Sweet (born
July 28, 1962in Akron, Ohio) is an American singerand actress.
She began recording
country musicin 1976, but with little success. Switching to rock and roll, she signed to the British Stiff Recordslabel and released her first album, " Fool Around", in 1978. Rachel was backed by The Recordson the Stiff Records tour in 1978. The album was a critical success, but sales were poor, although she did have some success with the single "B-A-B-Y". She also generated some controversy for her Lolita-like image (predating similar controversies surrounding Britney Spearsand others by many years). Her follow-up album, " Protect the Innocent", was largely ignored by the public and the music media. She then signed to Columbia Recordsin 1981, releasing " Then He Kissed Me", which launched the hit " Everlasting Love", a duet with Rex Smith.
Sweet only released one more album,
1982's " Blame it on Love" before retiring. She returned to music sporadically as she focused on her education, recording the title trackto John Waters' film "Hairspray" and many of the songs for his musical " Cry Baby". In 1989 and 1990, she hosted a show on The Comedy Channel (forerunner of Comedy Central) called "The Sweet Life". She also recorded the theme songto the Nickelodeon series " Clarissa Explains It All"; the theme song was a reworking of the theme song for her show on The Comedy Channel, "The Sweet Life". In 1992 appeared in a minor role as George Costanza's cousin on an episode of Seinfeld, " The Contest." She has since focused on establishing an acting, writing, and producing career.
* [http://www.bobbyshred.com/rachelsweet.html BobbyShred's Rachel Sweet Tribute Page]
* [http://launch.groups.yahoo.com/group/rachelsweet/ Rachel Sweet Yahoo Group]
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