Aug 262018
 

from JUST FOR A WHILE/MY SWEET DELIGHT (single)
Written by David Foster, Maurice White & Tony Haynes

The late, great Maurice White (1941-2016) and David Foster with lyricist Allee Willis co-wrote Jennifer Holliday’s 1983 hit, “I Am Love.” That gorgeous ballad was the first single off Ms. Holliday’s debut Feel My Soul album which was produced by the Earth, Wind & Fire maestro. “I Am Love” reached #2 on the R&B charts and crossed over to #49 on Billboard’s Hot 100. That wondrous ballad was a past Song of the Week and its review can still be read in the archives.

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Oct 042009
 

From THE BEST OF JENNIFER HOLLIDAY

Written by Henry Krieger & Tom Eyen

Jennifer Holliday is a Grammy and Tony winning singer most famous for her show stopping performance of “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going” from the hit Broadway musical Dreamgirls. Continue reading »

Apr 152007
 

From I AM LOVE/HEARTSTRINGS (single)
Written by David Foster, Maurice White & Allee Willis

The recent hit movie version of the famous Broadway musical “Dreamgirls” brought an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actress to newcomer Jennifer Hudson for her role as Effie. Hudson rightfully thanked the original Effie, Tony Award winner Jennifer Holliday, who provided the inspiration for her performance. Continue reading »