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Name: Nicolette Larson  
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Date of Birth: 17th July 1952
Place of Birth: Helena, Montana, USA
Profession: Actress
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Nicolette Larson on 1999 album cover

Nicolette Larson (July 17, 1952 — December 16, 1997) was an American singer best known for her cover version of Neil Young's "Lotta Love", which peaked at #8 on Billboard Magazine's Hot 100 chart in 1978.

She sang backing vocals on the Van Halen song "Could This Be Magic?".

Born in Helena, Montana, Larson got her start singing with Hoyt Axton's band and Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen. She worked as a session vocalist for Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, Michael McDonald, Willie Nelson, Jimmy Buffett, Neil Young, Christopher Cross, Little Feat, Mary Kay Place, The Dirt Band, The Beach Boys and The Doobie Brothers. In 1979, she was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best New Artist.

In December 1997, she died in Los Angeles from complications arising from a cerebral edema at the age of 45. She was survived by her husband Russell Kunkel and her daughter Elsie May Larson-Kunkel, who has also found some entertainment experience.

Larson is buried in Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills Cemetery in Los Angeles.

External Links

  • The Nicolette Larson Memorial/Tribute Website

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