Sixteen-year-old singer Marcia Hines came to Australia from the US in 1970 for Hair, stayed for Jesus Christ Superstar, and became Australia’s most popular female pop star of the late 70s, voted ‘Queen of Pop‘ for three years. She is still a TV star in Australia as a judge on Australian Idol.
Suggested by Terry Stacey.
On album Keeping Time, on Casablanca label.
Brooklyn-born Paul Jabara (1948-1992) was a prolific songwriter identified with the 70s disco movement, as well as a producer, actor, and composer for film and stage.
Paul Jabara’s compositions include:
Paul Jabara is often credited with co-founding the Red Ribbon Project. This promoted the red ribbon as a symbol of AIDS awareness, an influential example of using a coloured ribbon in this way.
Further reading: 1. JayAsher.com 2. PaulJabara.com 3. Paul Jabara-Red Ribbon Project entry at Wikipedia. 4. Paul Jabara filmography at IMDb. 5. Paul Jabara page at The Estate Project for Artists with AIDS.
On album Hot, on Capitol. See sleeve shot and tracklisting at DiscoMusic.com.
On Paul Jabara’s album Greatest Hits And Misses.
Track recorded for unreleased solo album.
See co-writer Jay Asher’s comments on this recording at Karen Carpenter fan site LeadSister.com.
Similar title but not the same song as ‘Something’s Missing (In My Life)’ by Marcia Hines.