Wikipedia : This day (February 18, 1952), in Macon, Georgia, is born Veronica ‘Randy’ Crawford, an American jazz and R&B singer.
@soulwalking : Randy has found great success in the U.K., recording the album ‘Rich And Poor’ in London, including ‘Knocking On Heaven’s Door’ featuring Eric Clapton.
@allmusic : Randy Crawford‘s initial recognition came from her fiery vocal on Street Life, a 1979 song matching her with the Crusaders that was included on the soundtrack for Burt Reynolds’ film Sharky’s Machine.
@last.fm : She then led Jazz veterans The Crusaders on the transatlantic big hit “Street Life” (1979). Her follow up solo efforts included “‘One Day I’ll Fly Away” (1980, Grand Prize for Tokyo International Music Festival); “You Might Need Somebody” (1981); and “Rainy Night In Georgia” (1981)
@Discogs : She released her debut album Everything Must Change in 1976 but came to public attention via her contribution to jazz-dance outfit The Crusaders’ 1979 hit Street Life.