Holly Beth Vincent

Alternative rock, Musical Artist


Who is Holly Beth Vincent?

Holly Beth Vincent is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumental musician, and leader of the band Holly and the Italians. Her song from the Virgin Records / Epic Records album "The Right To Be Italian" titled "Tell That Girl to Shut Up",was cited by Mojo Magazine as one of the top 20 killer New Wave tracks from the US. It later became a UK top 50 hit for Transvision Vamp in 1988. Her Holly Beth Vincent album, titled "Holly and the Italians" is one of Ira Robbins/Trouser Press record guide's top albums of all-time. In 1982 Virgin Records released a duet/cover version by Holly of the song "I Got You Babe" with Ramones singer Joey Ramone,syn-pop artist Thomas Dolby on keyboards.

In the nineties, she relocated to Los Angeles and formed a band called The Oblivious. With that group, she wrote, played instruments on, and produced an album entitled America, which was released in 1993 on Daemon Records, a label run by Amy Ray of The Indigo Girls.

In 1995 she teamed up with Concrete Blonde vocalist Johnette Napolitano for an album entitled Vowel Movement.

In 2007 she released Super Rocket Star followed by Minnesota-California in 2009.

She appears as guest vocalist on the Michael Monroe album Not Fakin' It, and 2012's posthumous album release by Joey Ramone, Ya Know?.

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Also known as
  • Holly Vincent
  • Vincent, Holly Beth
  • United States of America
  • William Howard Taft Charter High School

on July 23, 2013


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