The voice: Patti LaBelle

Soul diva Patti LaBelle enjoyed one of the longest-lived careers in contemporary music, notching hits in a variety of sounds ranging from girl group pop to space-age funk to lush ballads. Born Patricia Holt in Philadelphia on May 24, 1944, she grew up singing in a local Baptist choir, and in 1960 teamed with friend Cindy Birdsong to form a group called the Ordettes. A year later, following the additions of vocalists Nona Hendryx and Sara Dash (called LaBelle: awesome mix in the 90s dudes!), the group was rechristened the Blue Belles; with producer Bobby Martin at helm, they scored a Top 20 pop and R&B hit in the 60s.
Here two of my favourite song about Patti and one of my favourite 90s Mix of the group Labelle.
Enjoy and dance.

(Epic, US, 1979)

Patti LaBelle - The Spirit' s In It
(Philadelphia International Records, US, 1981)

(MCA Soundtracks, US, 1995)

Curiosity about this last track: Producer, Mixed by (the genius) Shep Pettibone and additional remix by Frankie Knuckles, check this out !

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