Shandi Sinnamon (1954 - ) is an American singer, song writer. She was born to a Huguenot family as Shandra Sinnamon in Miami, Florida. After dropping out of high school, she left home for Big Sur, California. Her ambition was to become a singer and songwriter. After encountering a bicycle accident there, she went back to Florida for recuperation. After recovering, she studied music and drama at a community college. While she was singing in a local restaurant, a disc jockey noticed her talent and introduced her to Elektra/Asylum Records.