Sep 032017
 

from THE WIZ

written by Charlie Smalls

 

 

The Wiz was the 1978 film adaptation directed by Sidney Lumet of the successful 1975 Broadway musical of the same name. The musical was a modernized reworking of The Wizard Of Oz in an urban, Afro-American setting. Quincy Jones was in charge of the film’s soundtrack that was nominated for an Academy Award.

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Sep 162012
 

from BABY IT’S ME

written by Donald Dunn & Charles Smith

“Baby It’s Me” is one of the lesser known gems of Diana Ross’ career. Released in 1977, this refined album was produced by Richard Perry who gave to the soul/R&B diva a little spin adding a more sophisticated pop sound to support her unmistakable voice.

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