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Patty Smyth
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Birth Date:June 26, 1957
Astrology Sign:Cancer
Chinese Sign:Rooster - Yang
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Occupation:Rock singer

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Patty Smyth

Biography:Patty Smyth (born June 26, 1957, to George and Betty Smyth, in New York City, New York, USA) first enjoyed mainstream success in 1982 as vocalist and leader of the band Scandal. That band's self-titled debut release became Columbia Records' biggest selling EP ever, and was followed by a further hit in 1984, "The Warrior".

In the mid-'80s, Smyth became friends with Valerie Bertinelli and her husband, Eddie Van Halen. When David Lee Roth left the band Van Halen, Eddie Van Halen invited Smyth to replace Roth as the band's lead singer. Smyth declined the offer, a decision she has said that she later regretted.

As well as recording success, Smyth has enjoyed significant notoriety for her personal relationships, with punk originator Richard Hell and her current husband, tennis star John McEnroe. Her marriage to Richard Hell resulted in a daughter, Ruby.

Following two solo albums in 1987 and 1992, she secured a further hit record via a duet with Don Henley of The Eagles; "Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough" peaked at number 2 in the US charts and went gold. Its parent album, Patty Smyth, also went gold and featured two other minor hits, "No Mistakes" and "I Should Be Laughing". She had previously recorded with Don Henley as a backing vocalist on several songs on his albums Building The Perfect Beast and The End of the Innocence.

She subsequently co-wrote the 1994 song "Look What Love Has Done", nominated for a Grammy after its inclusion on the soundtrack to Junior. Further soundtrack commissions resulted in her penning the theme tune, "Wish I Were You", to the 1998 blockbuster movie Armageddon.

As a result of her renewed popularity, Columbia issued a retrospective album, Greatest Hits -- Featuring Scandal. Two new songs were included, the most notable of which was "Carnival Lights". The song, co-written with Bob Thiele Jr., concerned her mother's years as a trapeze artist. Smyth set out to promote the album on an acoustic tour, employing ex-Bullet Lavolta guitarist Duke Roth as her sideman.

In 1997, Patty married John McEnroe, and had two more daughters Anna and Ava.

Chinese Horoscope for Patty Smyth
Includes characteristics and Vices
Patty Smyth's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: January 31, 1957 - February 17, 1958
Birthday: June 26, 1957

The Rooster is a Yang,
and is the Tenth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Blind Faith

Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Patty Smyth's Personality Tarot Card The Hermit - Personality Card

Birthday: June 26, 1957

A time for soul searching and meditation; a need for patience and solitude.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Patty Smyth's Growth Tarot Card The Lovers

Birthday: June 26, 2017

A relationship or love affair with a trial or choice involved.




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