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The Marvelous Melba Moore Releases 'Imagine' Spectacular New R&B Album!

Melba Moore Singer, Actress, Broadway Star, Exclusive Zoom TV Event!

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Melba Moore, the Tony Award-winning, Grammy Award nominated siren, has commanded stages around the world and who has conquered Broadway in memorable roles in HAIR (1967), PURLIE (1970) and became the first Black woman to inhabit the role of Fantine in LES MISERABLES (1995), also used the pandemic period of reflection to work on new music with her sweetest collaborator and greatest creation, her daughter Charli Huggins, who also happens to be the head of The Gallery Entertainment, her own independent label. Melba is the epitome of an entertainer and a consummate performer.  Honored with the likes of Diana Ross, Patti Labelle and Nancy Wilson, Melba Moore was among those who were celebrated at Oprah’s now historic Legends Ball.  So In Love, the first release from IMAGINE, her latest offering to the musical landscape, spent 3 weeks atop The UK Soul Top 30 Chart in November 2021 and returned Moore to airwaves in the United States and around the globe.  The world is ready for MORE MELBA! 

Please welcome Tony Award-winning, Grammy Award nominated Singer, Actress & Broadway Star… the marvelous MELBA MOORE to Interviewing the Legends …







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Stage work

Hair (1967)

Purlie (1970)

Timbuktu! (1978)

Inacent Black (1981)

Broadway at the Bowl (1988)

From the Mississippi Delta (1993, est)

Les Misérables (1995)

Brooklyn (2006)

Straight 2the Head (2013)

Great God A' Mighty (2013)

After Midnight (2018)



Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)

 – Singer at the Apollo Theater (uncredited)

The Sidelong Glances of a Pigeon Kicker (1970)

– Model at Party

Lost in the Stars (1974) - Irina

Christmas with Flicka (1987) - Herself

All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989) – Whippet Angel (voice)

The Fighting Temptations (2003) – Bessie Cooley





Year        Album

1970        I Got Love

1971        Look What You're Doing to the Man

1972        Melba Moore Live!

1975        Peach Melba

1976        This Is It

1976        Melba '76

1977        A Portrait of Melba

1978        Melba '78

1979        Burn

1980       Closer

1981        What a Woman Needs

1982        The Other Side of the Rainbow

1983        Never Say Never

1985        Read My Lips

1986       A Lot of Love

1988       I'm in Love

1990       Soul Exposed

1996        Happy Together

(With The Lafayette Harris, Jr. Trio)

1999        Solitary Journey

2001       A Very Special Christmas Gift

2002       A Night in St. Lucia

2003       I'm Still Here

2004       Nobody but Jesus

2007       Live in Concert

2009       The Gift of Love (with Phil Perry)

2016       Forever Moore

2019       The Day I Turned to You

2022       Imagine

Melba Moore [2022] - Imagine [Orpheus Enterprises].jpg

  • Melba Moore Interview
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  • Tony Award
  • Broadway
  • Grammy awards
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  • Ray Shasho
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The Zoom interview can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/c/InterviewingtheLegends in its entirety.

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