Joan Elizabeth Osborne (came to life July 8, 1962) is an American singer songwriter and translator of songs, having recorded and done in several popular American musical genres including pop, soul, Ep&B, blues and region. She is best-known for her tune One of Us. She has toured with Motown sidemen the Funk Brothers and was highlighted in the documentary movie about them, Standing in the Shadows of Motown.
Initially from Anchorage, Ky , an affluent suburb of Louisville , Osborne went to New York in the late eighties, where she shaped her very own record label , Womanly Hips, to produce a couple of independent records She signed with Mercury Records , and launched her first full length album , Soul Present: Stay at Delta 88 , in 1991. Her 2nd (and first leading label) record was Relish (1995), which became popular to the effectiveness of the only One of Us. Save for this tune, the remaining portion of the record was steeped in nation , blues and people musicRight-Hand Man; andSt. Teresa; became small hits after the progress of1 folks;.
In 2001, Osborne appeared on Austin City Limits , singing content primarily from Righteous Love-In a short interview section at the conclusion of the instalment, Osborne demonstrates on her gladness to have gotten outside of the limelight of her mid-90’s stardom. She was highlighted in the 2002 documentary movie, Standing in the Shadows of Motown , and toured with Motown sidemen the Funk Brothers She and her group followed the Dixie Chicks to get a nationwide tour in the summertime of 2003, where time she also joined expert San Francisco jam-rockers The Lifeless as a singer, and launched her fourth album, titled How Sweet It Is , an accumulation of classic-rock and soul covers.
Throughout 2005 and 2006, Osborne performed on several occasions with Phil Lesh and Pals In February 2007, she appeared around the Grand Ole Opry In-May 2007, she issued Break fast in Mattress , a reunite to the soul audio that she had coated on How Sweet It Is Break fast in Bed additionally featured the two tunes (; Heat wave and What Becomes of the Broken hearted) that she had coated for the movie Standing in the Shadows of Motown.
Osborne sang lead vocals on the protect of Spoonful on Vivian Campbell ‘s solo album Two Sides Of If She additionally supplied some singing forWayfaring Stranger; on Spearhead ‘s 1997 record Chocolate Supa Highway She coated Dolly Parton ‘sDo I Actually Cross Your Brain; on the 2003 tribute album Just Because I’m a Girl: Tracks of Dolly Parton She is showcased in the Holmes Brothers 2007 set State of Grace executing These Memories of You, an outdated Allan O’Bryant bluegrass melody. Her record, Small Wild One , premiered in September 2008.