She was known to millions as "Wonder Woman" on the 1970s television
series of the same name. Actress and recording artist Lynda Carter is
flying high again with the release of At Last.
Lynda Carter proves, there is life after "Wonder Woman." But, with
tracks like "You Send Me," her new album begs the question, when did
she start singing?
Lynda Carter was introduced to country, blues
and classical music while growing up in Phoenix, Arizona. She became a
professional singer at age 14, but after winning the beauty pageant
title of Miss World USA, she moved to Hollywood, California, to pursue
an acting career.
While her role on "Wonder Woman" as the
super heroine Princess Diana took her to dizzying new heights, Carter
never gave up on singing. In fact, she performed two songs from her
first solo album, Portrait, on an episode of her show.
after the series was even busier as Carter continued to work wonders in
show business. She acted on stage and screen, hosted her own variety
shows, endorsed cosmetics as a celebrity promotional model, contributed
voice work for video games, and sang in nightclubs.
At last, at age 58, Carter has a hit record.
When At Last jumped into the Top 10 on Billboard's Jazz Albums chart,
Lynda Carter couldn't have been happier. She says, "As someone who
started out as a singer, it's always been a dream to be on the
Carter marked her return to singing with the
role of Mama Thornton in a musical production of Chicago in London.
Her recent tour of "An Intimate Evening with Lynda Carter" culminated
with a performance at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
On At Last, Carter revives the works of Johnny Mercer, Jerome Kern,
Harold Arlen, Helen Humes, and George and Ira Gershwin, as well as the
Jimmy Harris melody "Cloudburst."