Award-winning soul singer best known for albums like I've Got My Own Hell to Raise and The Scene of the Crime.
She recorded her first single, My Man—He's a Lovin' Man, at age sixteen.
Her album A Woman Like Me won the W. C. Handy Award for Comeback Blues Album of the Year in 2004.
She married antiques dealer Kevin Kiley.
She has toured with a wide variety of artists including legendary jazz musician Otis Redding.