Rita Coolidge (May 1, 1945, Lafayette, Tennessee, USA) is a multiple Grammy Award-winning American singer of Cherokee descent. She is also known as "The Delta Lady", which inspired Leon Russell to write a song of the same name. Her hits singles include "One Fine Day", "We're All Alone", and "All Time High". Rita was once married to Kris Kristofferson and have a daughter named Casey. She was one of many who guest starred on The Muppet Show.
She was the first of many to voice Melissa Raccoon.