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Nicolette Larson

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Nicolette Larson on 1999 album cover

Nicolette Larson (July 17, 1952 - December 16, 1997) was a singer best known for "Lotta Love", which peaked at #8 on Billboard Magazine's Hot 100 chart in 1978.

Born in Helena, Montana, Larson got her start singing with Hoyt Axton's band and Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen. She worked as a session vocalist for Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, Michael McDonald, Willie Nelson, Jimmy Buffett, Neil Young, Christopher Cross, Little Feat, Mary Kay Place, The Dirt Band, the Beach Boys and the Doobie Brothers. In 1979, she was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best New Artist.

In December 1997, she died in Los Angeles from complications arising from a cerebral edema at the age of only 45. She was survived by her husband Russell Kunkel and her daughter Elsie May Larson-Kunkel (now 14), who has also found some entertainment experience[1] (http://www.tvtome.com/tvtome/servlet/PersonDetail/personid-65000).

Larson is buried in Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills Cemetery in Los Angeles.


External link:

The Nicolette Larson Memorial/Tribute Website (http://www.nicolettelarson.com/)

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