Patti LaBelle (1944- ) truly knows the entertainment business inside and out. In a career now spanning 60 years, she has worked as a singer; a songwriter; an actress on stage, screen, and television; an author; and an entrepreneur with her own line of foods. Often referred to as the “Godmother of Soul”, she is best known for such hits as “Lady Marmalade”; “You Are My Friend”; and “On My Own,” which she recorded with Michael McDonald.

Jane Ellen passionately shares her eclectic interests via the marvels of the internet from her home in Central Florida’s Space Coast. Specializing in all aspects of music and entertainment history, she strives to bring her subjects to life whilst seeking to make a deeper understanding of music accessible to all. Jane’s presentations benefit not only from her gifts as a storyteller, but from a lifetime of work as a scholar, performer, composer, and recording artist.