From: Wm. ERROL PACE (wm_errol_pace_at_hotmail.com)
Date: 2003-09-07 03:34:22
>Does anyone know whether Teena's Black Rain album will be released or
>whether it is just a labour of love?
I heard something mentioned about it on one of those VH-1 Where are they now
episodes. You know inmy world she's hit and miss. I think she is simply
flawless when she's doing ballads such as "Out on a Limb" and "Dear Lover",
she simply nails it. I also heard her along with a few other ladies
covering Quincy Jones's "Secret Garden" and Teena friggin' blew the others
out of the water and off the planet. I think this was one a Sax Player's
CD. There's is something magical for me when she goes into her Oooo Eeee
Oooo Eeee moans and groans, she can paint a picture with those, no doubt. I
worked in a record store during the 80's and I would hear all kinds of
stories about her and her troubles with substances she would place up her
nose and that's a pity. For me it would nice if she was held in high
regards like others. Every once in a while I'll hear her on the radio here
in Charleston and it usually is a welcome sound when it her belting out a
p.s.: I heard a killer tune from a lady by the name of Beverly Klass called
"Temple" from the Le Femme Nikita Television Soundtrack. Caught my ear!
Her web site hasn't been updated
>for some time and I haven't heard anything from her for some time. Would
>be interested finding out what she has planned on the album front.
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