Posts Tagged ‘I Say a Little Prayer’
Aretha Franklin celebrates her 70th birthday today, having already marked the event last night with a party at the Helmsley Park Lane Hotel in New York. The event included a sit-down dinner and mini-concert featuring jazz pianist Kris Bowers.
Franklin spent much of the night sat next to producer Clive Davis, who was instrumental in relaunching her career in the 1980s. She also noted that she would be working with Davis again:
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|Happy Birthday to Dionne Warwick who celebrates her 70th birthday today. Dionne was born Marie Dionne Warrick on December 12, 1940 in East Orange, New Jersey.
Dionne began singing in church as a child. Her first professional performances were with the Drinkard Singers gospel group, whose members included her mother, aunts and uncles.
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|The great Dionne Warwick hit “I Say a Little Prayer” is this week’s Song of the Week.
The million selling song was the second single from Warwick’s 1967 album “The Windows of the World.”
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