Written by Joe Sample and Will Jennings today’s entry into the “Cover Me” series proves that a beautiful melody and lyrics can age just like vintage vino. Love and beauty are universal truths and each incarnation of this song has its own personal take on expressing those truths through song. This is songwriting.

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Ivan Orr is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, performer, and writer. A native of Charlottesville, Virginia Ivan was involved with the forming and nascent days of The Music Resource Center as its first Program Director. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan currently resides in Richmond, VA where he maintains an active performance and production schedule while serving as the Music Editor for Grown Folks Music, a position he has held since 2010.