When I was your favorite singer, you may have wondered if she would ever make it to the big time.
After all, you can only be a star for so long before you end up in a coma or dead.
Well, not that anyone is complaining.
Margaret “Margie” Spiers was born and raised in St. Charles, Missouri.
Her mother, Susan Spiers, is a musician and songwriter who has written a number of songs and is one of the co-founders of the band The Jazz Singer.
She also is the first-ever inductee into the Missouri State Hall of Fame.
She and her husband, Bob, have two young sons, a boy and a girl, and are still doing their best to put a happy ending to the story of a talented young woman.
Margie was born in St Louis in 1960.
She was raised by her mother, an artist, and her stepfather, a piano prodigy.
She went to St. Louis City College in 1967, graduating in 1968 with a bachelor of arts in English.
Her next step was to pursue a career in the music business.
She had a hit with “My Favorite Things” when she was 19 and became a regular in the band the St. Clair Sisters.
In the late 70s, she became a solo artist, with albums by The Jazz Singers, The Spiersons, and other acts.
She released a self-titled album in 1972.
Margie went on to release a number a albums, including “Miles Ahead,” “A Song for My Mother,” “My Way,” and “The Jazz Singer.”
In 1977, Margie was invited to perform in a special concert at the St Louis Opera House, where she performed for two hours.
She became a favorite of the audience and was inducted into the St Charles County Hall of Famer’s Hall of Famous Performers.
In 1978, Margies music career took off when she released a number three album titled “Love Song.”
That same year, she was also invited to the Grammy Awards and received a Best Rock Performance award.
Margies next album, “Tribute to The Spires,” was released in 1986.
In 1990, she released “The Bird and The Bee,” which won the Best Album Grammy and Best Rock Album Grammy for “Tributes to The Trees,” a song written for her husband Bob.
That same decade, Margiela married Bob Spiers.
She then remarried, to Joe Spiers in 1992.
Margiela has worked on numerous records, including albums, singles, and TV commercials.
In 2018, she made her Broadway debut with the Broadway musical, “Midsummer Night’s Dream,” starring John Stamos.
In 2019, she played a recurring role on the hit CBS sitcom, “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”
In 2017, Margy was named to the Rock and Roll Hall of Records, the first woman to ever be honored in the category.
Margy was a member of the jazz world for many years and was a regular at the Jazz Singer’s concerts.
She performed her song “I Don’t Care” on The Jazz Show in 1995.
In 1996, she and Bob performed together on the CBS musical, ‘The Late Late Show.’
Margie Spiers has written and performed a number and solo albums.
She has recorded and recorded with artists such as Rascal Flatts, Thelonious Monk, and The Beach Boys.
She wrote and performed the theme songs to the films, “Halloween” and “R.I.P.D.”
She is also the author of several children’s books, including her own children’s book “The Life and Times of Margaret Spiers.”
Margie is the only person to have ever been inducted in the Missouri Hall of Family and Friends of the Blues, the Missouri Folk Music Hall of Honor, and the Missouri Music Hall.
She is the current winner of the 2017 Grammy Award for Best Country Album, Best Country Song and Best Contemporary Rock Performance.