I just like people. I’ll hold a conversation at a gas station. It’s not about the fame and the fortune, I just like people. — Lionel Richie
“I think the whole world is dying to hear someone say, ‘I love you.’ I think that if I can leave the legacy of love and passion in the world, then I think I’ve done my job in a world that’s getting colder and colder by the day.” — Lionel Richie
“Truly” Whispering the words I’ll always love you
Because I’m truly Truly in love with you girl I’m truly head over heels with your love I need you, and with your love I’m free And truly,you know you’re alright with me
Born Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. June 20, 1949, in Tuskegee, Alabama.
Richie earned his first career GRAMMY for 1982 for Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male for “Truly.
” Can’t Slow Down won Album Of The Year in 1984, and “We Are The World,” a charity single he wrote with Michael Jackson won Song Of The Year for 1985.
Every color I can think of and nationality, we were all touched by Dr. King because he made us like each other and respect each other. – Lena Horne
I’m not alone, I’m free. I no longer have to be a credit, I don’t have to be a symbol to anybody; I don’t have to be a first to anybody. – Lena Horne
My identity is very clear to me now, I am a black woman. – Lena Horne
Actress and singer Lena Horne ( 1917–2010 ) was one of the most popular performers of her time, known for films such as ‘Cabin in the Sky’ and ‘The Wiz’ as well as her trademark song, “Stormy Weather.”
She made “in-roads into a world that had never before been explored by African American women, and she did it on her own terms,” Grammy-winning producer Quincy Jones said in a statement. He called her “one of the great artistic icons of the 20th century.”
Wins BEST POP VOCAL PERFORMANCE, FEMALE Lena Horne – The Lady And Her Music, Live On Broadway at 24TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS (1981)
Naturally, her rendition of “Stormy Weather” was a show-stopper.
She sang the number twice, first as she had in the movie when she was in her 20s and then at the end, from the perspective of a woman in her 60s who had experienced a lifetime of love and misery.
Years ago I learned to be totally responsible for Dionne Warwick. I will not wait for opportunities. I will create them.
My songs are like my children. I love every single one of them.
BEST POP VOCAL PERFORMANCE, FEMALE WINNER 1979 GRAMMY AWARD I’ll Never Love This Way Again
You looked Inside my Fantasies and made each one come true Something no one else had ever found a way to do I’ve kept the memories one by one, since you took me in I know I’ll never love this way again
Dionne Warwick, 77, is a ” Five-time Grammy Winner ” whose 60 hits include “Walk on By,” “Déjà Vu” and “That’s What Friends Are For.”