2021 introduction: In celebration of the anniversary of his 70th birthday, we revisit this interview, the first of what would be many that (then-future SoulMusic.com founder) David Nathan conduced over almost thirty years with Luther Vandross, emerging as an in-demand jingle and background session singer and coincidentally a neighbor of David's on W. 56th St. in Manhattan at the time the quintet known as Luther which he had created released their 1st single for Cotillion Records…
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"Never Too Much" is never enough.
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2021 Introduction: A semi-finalist up for induction into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame ‘Female Artist’ category (having already been inducted into several other categories before, including ‘Lifetime Achievement’ and ‘Motown Artist’ as a soloist and ‘Producer’ and ‘Songwriter’ as part of the Ashford & Simpson partnership), Valerie Simpson’s work as a solo recording artist first appeared in 1971 with the critically-acclaimed LP, ‘Exposed.” We revisit her first-ever transatlantic phone interview conducted by David Nathan, 40 years ago…
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2021 Introduction: A semi-finalist up for induction into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame ‘Dance Music Artist’ category, the iconic Grace Jones literally burst onto the music scene in 1975, initially in France before captivating audiences worldwide with her unique sound and style. SoulMusic.com founder David Nathan vividly recalls his in-person encounter with her in 1977…
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The real reason the singer split.
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With this song, Tina was hardly in dire straits.