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Catching Up With Melissa Manchester

I recently had the wonderful pleasure of interviewing Melissa Manchester in-person and in her hotel room. While I’ve interviewed countless people over the past few years, this was a first for me and a surreal experience. Melissa was as lovely and charming as could be, and our conversation exceeded my expectations, covering a wide swath of her impressive career. In my interviews with artists, I try to connect with them in some meaningful way because it establishes an excellent rapport and lets them know that I understand them. Well, Melissa and I connected right from the get-go, and, as a result, my appreciation for her artistry and love for her music has increased ten-fold. If you haven’t bought her new album, The Fellas, you should. And make it a point to see this lovely lady live, as she puts on a show like no other.

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Dionne Warwick’s Tropical Love

dionne-warwick-tropical-loveDionne Warwick is a five-time Grammy award-winning pop music icon. She’s also my favorite female vocalist of all time. The reason why is because she has one of the most beautiful, versatile and emotionally-charged voices in the history of music. She also has an expansive and diverse catalog of music that is compelling, satisfying and extraordinary.

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A Conversation With Dionne Warwick


Dionne Warwick is one of the greatest female vocalists of all time. She has 75 hit songs and has sold more than 100 million albums. From Barry Manilow to Burt Bacharach, she’s worked with the best in the business and won five Grammy awards along the way.

Her new album coming out September 2, Feels So Good, is a collection of duets with some of the most talented musicians in the industry, including Cyndi Lauper, Gladys Knight, Mya, and Jaime Foxx, just to name a few.

Dionne is also currently touring and I’m attending her August 15 performance in Atlantic City, NJ at Revel Casino, so stay tuned for my review of the show. For more information on additional dates, make sure to visit her official website.

Below is my interview with Dionne Warwick about her illustrious career that has spanned more than 50 years. I hope you enjoy it.

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Dionne Warwick: All In Love Is Fair

One of the most beautiful songs of all time is “All In Love Is Fair” by Stevie Wonder. Below are the lyrics as well as my favorite interpretation of the song. After watching the video, I’m sure you’ll agree that Dionne Warwick’s version is simply gorgeous.

“All In Love Is Fair”

All in love is fair
For love’s a crazy game
Two people vow to stay
In love as one they say
But all is changed with time
The future none can see
The road you leave behind
Ahead lies mystery
But all in love is fair
I had to go away
A writer takes his pen
To write these words again
That all in love is fair

All of fate’s a chance
It’s either good or it’s bad
I tossed my coin to say
In love with me you’ll stay
And all in war is so cold
You either win or you lose
And when the game is played
The winner must be paid
But all in love is fair
I should have never left your side
A writer takes his pen
To write these words again
That all in love is fair

A writer takes his pen
To write these words again
That all in love is fair

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