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Divas Live(Celine Dion-Mariah Carey-Shania Twain-Gloria Estefan-Aretha Franklin)

Divas Live(Celine Dion-Mariah Carey-Shania Twain-Gloria Estefan-Aretha Franklin)

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The Soulful Divas: Personal Portraits of Over a Dozen Divine Divas, from Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin & Diana Ross to Patti Labelle, Whit Reviews

The Soulful Divas: Personal Portraits of Over a Dozen Divine Divas, from Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin & Diana Ross to Patti Labelle, Whit

The best-selling guide to the lives and work of the R&B divas, now in paperback! In The Soulful Divas, author David Nathan profiles the greatest female rhythm and blues vocalists of the past 30 years as never before with an unforgettable collection of fascinating, personal biographies. He celebrates such legendary performers as Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, Whitney Houston, and others in provocative, behind-the-scenes portraits based on his long-standing personal relationships with these legendary women. The result is a hugely entertaining, candid look at the ups and downs of each performer’s career-as well as an intriguing view of how these unforgettable women made a powerful mark on an essentially white, male-dominated indus

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The Soulful Divas: Personal Portraits of over a dozen divine divas from Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin, & Diana Ross, to Patti LaBelle, Whitney Houston, & Janet Jackson

The Soulful Divas: Personal Portraits of over a dozen divine divas from Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin, & Diana Ross, to Patti LaBelle, Whitney Houston, & Janet Jackson

Personal portraits of over a dozen divine divas, from Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin, and Diana Ross to Patti LaBelle, Anita Baker, and Natalie Cole. 40 illustrations.David Nathan’s life changed as an English teenager in the ’60s. The agent of that shift? Records by black American singers such as Aretha Franklin, Dionne Warwick, and Nina Simone. Soon he was the head of Simone’s British fan club, and in short order, became a journalist with growing access to his heroines. Over the ensuing years, Amazon.com and Billboard contributor Nathan has had Franklin bake him a peach cobbler, stood under the thrown shade of everyone from Esther Phillips to Anita Baker, and even had Miss Ross ask him to call her “Diana.” The Soulful Divas ca

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Jet Magazine – Remembering a Legend (Whitney Houston) 2012

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Disco Divas: Women and Popular Culture in the 1970s

Disco Divas: Women and Popular Culture in the 1970s

Wedged between the idealism and activism of the 1960s and the avarice of the 1980s, the 1970s tend to be allocated a slender role in American cultural and social history. Only now have scholars begun to examine the suspect decade—perhaps in part because it has seemed too close, at least for many who lived through it, and in part because cultural critics have rendered it synonymous with cultural stagnation and overall frivolity. Ironically, in everything from retro fashion to interior design to music, American culture today is heavily influenced by this decade so routinely scorned by the academy. Proceeding from the idea that the preoccupation with nostalgia veils the decade’s true cultural significance, the essays in Disco Divas reveal th

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Whitney Houston and Dorothy Dandridge: Ominous Parallels in the Lives and Deaths of Two Black Divas [Article]

Whitney Houston and Dorothy Dandridge: Ominous Parallels in the Lives and Deaths of Two Black Divas [Article]

This article identifies the eerie parallels between Whitney Houston’s life and that of her idol, Dorothy Dandridge. Houston and Dandridge were both talented, strong, African-American entertainers. Both succeeded professionally, married poorly, and died from prescription drugs. The similarities between their lives and deaths are uncanny. (Article: 3,000 words).This article identifies the eerie parallels between Whitney Houston’s life and that of her idol, Dorothy Dandridge. Houston and Dandridge were both talented, strong, African-American entertainers. Both succeeded professionally, married poorly, and died from prescription drugs. The similarities between their lives and deaths are uncanny. (Article: 3,000 words).

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