American singer. Name variations: Priscilla Coolidge-Jones; Booker T & Priscilla; Walela. Dau. of a Baptist minister and Cherokee Indian; sister of Rita Coolidge (singer); m. Booker T. Jones (music producer); children: Laura Satterfield (singer).
Voted best female vocalist by Billboard Magazine for 2 consecutive years, has recorded with such artists as Bob Dylan, Luther Vandross, and Robbie Robertson; wrote songs recorded by sister Rita, Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, and Maurice White, among others; with sister Rita and daughter Laura Satterfield, formed trio Walela, whose debut album Walela includes version of "Amazing Grace" sung in Cherokee (1997). Albums include Booker T. & Priscilla (with husband, 1971), and, with Walela, Unbearable Love (2000).