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# 10 – We Live For Love
In rock and roll, substance and authenticity will always trump glamour and glitz. Pat Benatar was the real deal and her success in rock and roll history stands as a tribute to her talent and body of work. For the next five years, Pat Benatar dominated the charts releasing an album a year. A surprising blues album was released in entitled True Love. Since that album was released in , Pat Benatar has released only three more albums with the last one released in entitled Go. The Precious Time album was released in Pat Benatar received many Grammy Nominations throughout her career. Pat Benatar was an MTV favorite. The song reached all the way to Number 5 on the Billboard Hot charts in However, Pat Benatar paid great tribute to those songwriters with her monster rock version of their iconic song.
Benatar became interested in theater and began voice lessons, singing her first solo at the age of eight, at Daniel Street Elementary School, a song called "It Must Be Spring". Benatar trained as a coloratura with plans to attend the Juilliard School , but decided instead to pursue health education at Stony Brook University. At 19, after one year at Stony Brook, she dropped out to marry her first husband, high school sweetheart Dennis Benatar, a U. Pat Benatar worked as a bank teller near Richmond, Virginia. In , Benatar quit her job to pursue a singing career after being inspired by a Liza Minnelli concert she saw in Richmond. She got a job as a singing waitress at a nightclub named The Roaring Twenties and got a spot singing in the lounge band Coxon's Army, a regular at Sam Miller's basement club. The period also yielded Benatar's first and only single until her eventual single taken from the album In the Heat of the Night on Chrysalis Records : "Day Gig" , Trace Records, written and produced by Coxon's Army band leader Phil Coxon and locally released in Richmond. Halloween proved a pivotal night in Benatar's early, spandexed stage persona. Later that evening, she went onstage at Catch a Rising Star still in costume.