Bessie Regina Norris, popularly known as Betty Wright has passed on.
She passed on today, Sunday, May 10, 2020. She was aged 66 years old, being born December 21, 1953.
She was an American soul and R&B singer, songwriter and background vocalist, who rose to fame in the 1970s with hits such as “Clean Up Woman”, and “Tonight is the Night”
Her hit ‘Tonight is the Night’ was a national anthem of sort for lovers at parties and discotheques in the late 70s, throughout 80s.
It was about a young girl making love for the very first time in her life and it resonated with many teanage girls and those in their 20s at the time.