Pioneer Awardee 1997

Gloria Lynne

Gloria Lynne wrote lyrics to jazz giant Herbie Hancock's "Watermelon Man" in 1969.

Her performance of "Speaking of Happiness" is included in the sound track of the hit movie Seven (1995).

She was honored by the proclamation of "Gloria Lynne Day" in New York City in 1995, Philadelphia in 1992 and Delaware in 1992.

Michael Ochs Archives

Major Songs

Recordings Available

"June Night" - 1960
(Abel Baer, Cliff Friend; EMI Feist Catalog Inc./ Baer Abel Music Corp.)

"I Wish You Love" - 1964
(Al Beach, Charles Trenet; On Back Street Music/EMI/Virgin Music Inc./Francis Salabert)

"Watermelon Man" - 1969
(Herbie Hancock, Gloria Lynne; Hancock Music)

Golden Classics
(Collectables 51378)

No Detour Ahead
(Muse MCD 5414)

A Time For Love
(Muse MCD 5381)