This is an archive page for my years as the original female lead singer for the music group Shalamar from 1977-1983. All photo’s published and listed from my personal archives are authorized under common law and copyright fair use to sites such as WikiCommons and Wikipedia (Photo’s uploaded under Avid Music Inc / Jody Watley Official) as a note to those responsible for consistently deleting these images and attempting to change or alter facts and history of which I am an integral part of.


Jeffrey Daniel, Jody Watley, Howard Hewett, taken with my personal camera from photo session for Smash Hits Magazine in the UK.



Jeffrey Daniel, Jody Watley, Howard Hewett. Shalamar  style, 1983 Smash Hits Centerfold


Promoting the Shalamar “Friends” album in 1982 Howard Hewett, Jody Watley and Jeffrey Daniel.


During my time as female lead – there was no other female associated with Shalamar until my departure in 1983 just before release of ‘The Look’ album.


Silver records for “Friends” 1982 UK Personal photo Permission granted Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike International License 4.0

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Jody Watley, Personal photo from video filming of “A Night to Remember” 


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First performance as Shalamar was at Disneyland in 1978. Original Shalamar (the first lineup to record full album) Shalamar Disco Gardens featured our hit “Take That To The Bank” – Gerald Brown with Jeffrey Daniel and Jody Watley.  Permission granted to use under Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike International License 4.0 Wikicommons / Wikipedia 




Jody Watley, Accepting disco award in Australia for “Take That To The Bank” with Gerald Brown in 1978 (Available to Wikicommons / Wikipedia) Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike International License  4.0




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