b. Gwendolyn Guthrie, 9th July 1950, Okemah, Oklahoma, U.S.A.
d. 3rd February 1999, Orange, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Gwen Guthrie was born in Oklahoma and raised in Newark, New Jersey.
She studied classical music, and her father taught her piano when she was eight years old.
In the Seventies, Gwen sang with The Ebonettes and the Matchmakers.
Gwen also worked as an elementary school teacher.
gwen guthrie - 1982 / portrait - 1983 / just for you - 1985 / good to go lover - 1986
Her biggest hit came with the dancer 'There's Nothing Going On But the Rent' in 1985.
lifeline - 1987 / hot times - 1990
Gwen passed away from uterine cancer in 1999, when she was only 48 years old.
She was laid to rest in Fairmount Cemetery in Newark, New Jersey.
Gwen Guthrie (Island Records 1982)
Portrait (Island Records 1983)
Just For You (Fourth & Broadway Records 1985)
Good To Go Lover (Polygram Records 1986)
Just For You (Fourth & Broadway Records 1988)
Lifeline (Warner Brothers Records 1988)
Can't Love You Tonight (Island Records 1989)
Hot Times (Island Records 1992)