"You're silly :P Excuse me, I've been off the radar for the last 18 months so I didn't reply. Family issues made me (reluctlantly) pack up life in Los Angeles and head to Australia for several years. Am terribly homesick and am only…"
"Now, don't get it twisted. Though Minnie Riperton is my favorite female artist of all time, it's Phyllis Hyman who I think embodies vocal perfection. Her rich lower range, her sweet higher range and the way she bended lyrics and emoted -…"
Have you read the book 'Strength of a Woman'? It's an intense read.
But one thing that the book really hammers in is that Phyllis had a mean streak Her beauty and voice is what endeared people to her. Without it, she may have…"
"Great timing with the Minnie Riperton 'Unsung' tribute.
I just finished interviewing one of Minnie's old bandmates for a series I am writing on the making of her albums. Some magical quotes. I'll let you know when the articles…"
"Oh wow...I have a group called "Fierce Funkin' Divas" at another ning website. My type of folks!
Nothing stirs my soul more than a soulful woman's voice...Minnie's crystalline tone...Phyllis Hyman's perfect bending of…"
Many are gone..*some too soon* but NOTforgotten. I miss Minnie Riperton and Phyllis Hyman.I miss Shirley Horn..This group is put together to spotlight these grand divas..and their accomplishments.See More
El Debarge will always be one of my favorite singers, it's truly ashame that his life is going the way it's going, i hope he do his time and get himself cleaned up and make the music we all love...I have never heard of Zulema, but i bet that tribute you did was awesome.