Before beginning her career as a solo artist, she served as a backup singer for Roger Troutman and the band Zapp and contributed to the popular 1985 single "Girl, Cut It Out."
About Shirley Murdock
Famous for her 1986, self-titled U.S. Gold-designated album and for its lead single "As We Lay," this rhythm & blues and Gospel vocalist is also notable for her U.S. R&B Top 10 hits "Go On Without You," "Husband," and "In Your Eyes."
She was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio.
Friends and colleagues
Her collaboration with musician Ben Tankard on a cover of Lionel Richie's "Jesus Is Love" earned her a number one position on the U.S. Gospel music chart.
In the early 2000s, she acted with David Peaston and Cuba Gooding, Sr. in a touring stage production titled Be Careful What You Pray For.