BETTY BOOP. Origin Ms. ESTHER JONES, known by her stage name, “Baby Esther,” was an ” African-American singer and entertainer of the late 1920s. She performed regularly at the (The Cotton Club) in Harlem. Singer Helen Kane saw her act in 1928 and (COPIED or stole ). Ms Jones’ ‘baby’ Singing Style! > for a recording of “I Wanna Be Loved By You.”
Grace Jones (with legs that go on for miles 'n miles). Signed to Island Records in hits include 'Slave to the Rhythm' and 'Private Life'. Grace was also a muse to Andy Warhol, who photographed her extensively.