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 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.