Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Song of the day: Andrea Davis

Song of the day (4/6/2010):
Andrea Davis - You Gave Me Soul

Andrea Davis was a moniker for Chicago singer Minnie Riperton. This single this is from was released in 1966 to a significant amount of local acclaim. Not long after, the Andrea Davis name was dropped and Riperton joined The Rotary Connection and later embarked on a successful solo career.

She died in 1979, at age 31, after a long battle with aggressive breast cancer.

Read more and hear more.

This was taken from the Where The Girls Are Vol 3 compilation.

Andrea Davis _ You Gave me Soul.mp3

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