Patti’s early work contained a fair amount of soft & light music, and her later numbers can be strong show business. Patti has a colorful voice, and in her later performances, powerful deliveries. She has had many awards and gets referred to as “Godmother of Soul.” She has even entertained the house at the White House. Click here to try some of her singing numbers. You can try comparing work over the years with If You Only Knew (early) and If You Only Knew (recent). Other samples are Somebody Loves You Baby and a popular Lady Marmalade (Live at the White House).
Tune in Sunday May 8 between 10 am and 2 pm and join Keith and Mel for a program about Patti’s music and life.