Melanie Safka

Born: 3 / 2 / 1947

Location: United States

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Melanie Safka

Melanie Anne Safka-Schekeryk (February 3, 1947 – January 23, 2024), professionally known as Melanie or Melanie Safka, was an American singer-songwriter.She is widely known for the 1971–72 global hit "Brand New Key"; her 1970 version of "Ruby Tuesday," which was originally written and recorded by the Rolling Stones, her composition "What Have They Done to My Song Ma"; and her 1970 international breakthrough hit "Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)" (inspired by her experience of performing at the 1969 Woodstock music festival).


1968 Born to Be
1969 Affectionately Melanie
1969 Melanie
1970 Candles in the Rain
1971 Gather Me

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