Trzetrzelewska, Basia (30th
She is a singer/songwriter born in Jaworzno, Poland
and her surname is pronounced "Che-che-lev-ska".She first appeared in 1969 with Astry, which was a local rock band and from 1972-1974
she was part of the Polish female group Alibabki.In 1977 she sang with the group
Perfect and in 1979 she settled in Chicago
before moving to the U.K.
in 1981.Shortly after her
arrival she met Mark Reilly and Danny White and they formed the group Bronze.They later went on to form the band Matt
Bianco who saw success with their first album Whose Side Are You On.She and Danny White who had become her long-time collaborator left
the group after that album and worked on pursuing her successful solo
career.She has gone on to have
many multi-million selling albums internationally and Top 30 hits in the US.In 2004 she and Danny White and Mark
Reilly put Matt Bianco back together and released the album Matt's Mood which was met with
critical success and have also since toured.
Matt Bianco Recordings
Half a Minute (Mark Reilly/Danny White/Kito