|By ~~~~~~~~ (22.214.171.124) on Sunday, March 28, 2004 - 09:55 pm:|
Whatever happened to Oleta Adams,is she still around? She was another underrated singer.
|By Soul Sister (126.96.36.199) on Sunday, March 28, 2004 - 11:16 pm:|
Oleta is still performing and sounding great as ever! She was on the bill with Jimmy at both Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl in 2002.
BET also profiled her as artist of the month which is aired from time to time.
|By Michael/Cleoharvey (188.8.131.52) on Monday, March 29, 2004 - 12:10 am:|
She is huge in Europe and does a lot of touring there. She also released an album last year which you can get on Amazon.com
|By CORNBREAD (184.108.40.206) on Monday, March 29, 2004 - 06:45 am:|
I wonder if she received a lifelong free pass for travel on Trailways buses.I'm sure y'all remember the opening line from "Get here"
|By zeke (220.127.116.11) on Monday, March 29, 2004 - 07:01 am:|
She also makes a lot of appearances on Imhotep Gary Byrd's show... I think she's one of his favorite artists... The lady has a great voice...
|By Nosey (18.104.22.168) on Monday, March 29, 2004 - 09:19 am:|
She was doing gospel at one time.
|By DyvaNaye (22.214.171.124) on Monday, March 29, 2004 - 04:14 pm:|
She just performed at BBKINGS in NY 2 weeks ago...I heard it was great.
|By Reese (126.96.36.199) on Monday, March 29, 2004 - 04:19 pm:|
I believe Oleta is quite active on the jazz club circuit here in the US. I've seen her three times in the past few years and each time is was at such a venue.
It is really a shame that she hasn't had a hit since GET HERE. All of her albums since then have been great. She is without question one of the great vocalists of our time.
|By Loving Oletas Lips (188.8.131.52) on Monday, March 29, 2004 - 04:20 pm:|
Go to www.oletaadams.com
|By BankHouseDave (184.108.40.206) on Monday, March 29, 2004 - 04:47 pm:|
Oleta is something really special.
|By johneflat (220.127.116.11) on Monday, March 29, 2004 - 09:23 pm:|
|By Handsome (18.104.22.168) on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 - 06:30 pm:|
I LOVE this woman!
I have every cd by her!
My favorite songs are:
Rhythm of Life
Everything Must Change
Don't Look Too Closely
Don't Let Me Lonely Tonight
I Just Had To Hear Your Voice
New York State of Mine
Many Rivers To Cross
Never Knew Love Like This
I Knew You When
A Bump In The Road
Captain Of My Ship
|By ~medusa~ (22.214.171.124) on Wednesday, March 31, 2004 - 09:31 am:|
oooHandsome, I was just listening to I had To Hear Your Voice and My Heart Wont Lie, the whole CD.
By the way, whatever happend to the 2 Guys (Tears For Fears) who actually discovered her?
|By Handsome (126.96.36.199) on Wednesday, March 31, 2004 - 12:48 pm:|
The 2nd cd Evolution is a great cd. I like those first five songs (consecutively) I don't know what happened to Tears for Fears.
|By Handsome (188.8.131.52) on Wednesday, March 31, 2004 - 01:03 pm:|
I forgot a song....
I also like from the first cd, I've Got a Right To Sing My Song.
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