Song of the Day: Luther Vandross – “This Is For Real”
Today’s song is taken from Luther’s second solo effort for Cotillion, 1977′s Close To You. Nat Adderley Jr. who would later on become a major Vandross collaborator holds down the electric piano duties here as well as another GFM, Nile Rodgers holding it down on guitar.
Ivan Orr is a musician/social critic whose creative output runs the gamut from provocative to entertaining. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music(Jazz Studies Emphasis) with a minor in African American Studies. During the 1990’s and early 2000’s Ivan was involved with The Music Resource Center in Charlottesville, VA.
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