No disrespect to the many accomplished singers I've worked with but Rosie trumped them all. She had hits in her time but nothing to do justice to her musical majesty. Vocally I'd place her, no exaggeration, in the company of Stevie Wonder and Aretha Franklin.
I was honoured when she sang one of our songs and I got to arrange a couple of hers. The tracks were little more than sketches for development but still valuable for all that. The woman could sing the alphabet unaccompanied and still captivate.
Answer To No One
performed: Rosie Gaines
produced-arranged: CS (2000)