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Yvonne Elliman

Yvonne Marianne Elliman (born December 29, 1951) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress who performed for four years in the first cast of Jesus Christ Superstar. She scored a number of hits in the 1970s and achieved a US #1 hit with "If I Can't Have You"; the song was also #9 on the Adult Contemporary chart. Her cover of Barbara Lewis's "Hello Stranger" went to #1 on Adult Contemporary chart, and "Love Me" was also #5, giving her 3 top 10 singles. After a long hiatus in the 1980s and 1990s, during which time she dedicated herself to her family, she made a comeback album as a singer-songwriter in 2004.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 29th, 1951 (Honolulu)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1970 - 1972

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 123167 Oct. 1970 I don't know how to love him Yvonne Elliman vocalist  
Decca 123710 10/25/1971 Could we start again please Yvonne Elliman vocalist  
Decca L 15802 8/19/1971 Everything's alright Yvonne Elliman vocalist  
Decca L 15803 8/19/1971 Heaven on their minds Yvonne Elliman vocalist  
Decca L 15970 2/1/1972 Look at you, look at me Yvonne Elliman vocalist  
Decca L 15971 2/1/1972 I would have had a good time Yvonne Elliman vocalist  
Decca L 15972 2/1/1972 Can't find my way home Yvonne Elliman vocalist  
Decca L 15973 2/1/1972 Everyday of my life Yvonne Elliman vocalist  
Decca L 15974 2/1/1972 I don't know how to love him Yvonne Elliman vocalist  
Decca L 15975 2/1/1972 Sugar babe Yvonne Elliman vocalist  
Decca L 15976 2/1/1972 Nothing rhymed Yvonne Elliman vocalist  
Decca L 15977 2/1/1972 World in changes Yvonne Elliman vocalist  
Decca L 15978 2/1/1972 Interlude for Johnny Yvonne Elliman vocalist  
Decca L 15979 2/1/1972 Speak your mind Yvonne Elliman vocalist  
Decca L 15980 2/1/1972 Heat Yvonne Elliman vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Elliman, Yvonne," accessed March 6, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/313911.

Elliman, Yvonne. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 6, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/313911.

"Elliman, Yvonne." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 6 March 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/313911

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