From: Florida,United States
Born in Chicago (god I love this city!) in 1953. Evelyn grew up on Chicago's south side, an area rich in musical history. Evelyn, like most great black female singers, began singing in her local church. As a teenager she enjoyed music and was particularly inspired by the rising Motown sound and it's stable of divas and girl groups.
After finishing school and securing a bland office job, Evelyn started acting lessons and had her eye on a career in performing. Her first chance at rec…