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Singing with Eric Clapton on tour; San Bernardino, California; August 15, 1975. Photo: Matt Gibbons
|Birth name||Marcella Levy|
|Also known as||Marcy Levy|
|Born||June 21, 1952
Detroit, Michigan, United States
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, harmonica|
|Associated acts||Eric Clapton
As Marcy Levy, she was a member of Eric Clapton's band in the 1970s, and wrote the song "Lay Down Sally", which was a hit for Clapton. She also sang with Randy Meisner and the Silverados in the early 1980s. She later moved to England, and renamed herself after her hometown.
As Marcella Detroit, she was a member of Shakespear's Sister, a with former Bananarama member Siobhan Fahey. They recorded two albums together, and several of the songs from the albums became hits. The two split during the recording of the third Shakespear's Sister album, in the mid-1990s.