Related Information for Maxine Nightingale Maxine Nightingale (born 2 November 1952, in Wembley, London) is an English R&B and soul music singer, best known for her hits in the 1970s.One of the three children of Guyanese-born comedian Benny Nightingale and his wife Iris (the couple had another daughter, Rosalind, and a son, Glen1), Maxine Nightingale first vocalized with her school band. When Nightingale was aged thirteen she and a friend visited a neighbourhood house where a band called Unisound was rehearsing: Nightin.. read more