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Norma Tanega Biography
Norma Tanega (born Norma Cecilia Tanega on 30 January 1939 in Vallejo, CA; died 29 December 2019) was an American folk and pop singer-songwriter, painter, and experimental musician. In the 1960s she had a hit with the single “Walkin’ My Cat Named Dog” and wrote songs for Dusty Springfield and other prominent musicians. In the decades before her death, Tanega worked mostly as a percussionist, playing various styles of music in the bands Baboonz, hybridVigor, and Ceramic Ensemble.