The Song Is You  (Shanachie)
by Jennifer Holliday

FOR FANS OF: Gladys Knight, Etta James, Chaka Khan
Rating: 3 Stars

The original “Dreamgirl” went on to an extraordinary career in gospel music and continues to record a variety of styles to this day. The Song Is You blends pop, jazz and R&B standards with a pair of inspirational originals. While none match the sky-high range of her “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going” heyday, all are nonetheless tastefully delivered and arranged.
– Andy Argyrakis

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About The Author

Andy Argyrakis
Contributing Editor

Andy Argyrakis is a Chicago-based entertainment writer/photographer who appears in the Chicago Tribune, Illinois Entertainer, Daily Journal, Concert Livewire, Hear/Say Magazine and Image Chicago (to name a few). Additional photo credits include Fuse TV, Live Nation, Nikon, Pollstar, Celebrity Access, Paste Magazine, MTV.com and Vibe.com. He’s also the author/narrator of "Access Matthews" (an audio CD tracing the career of Dave Matthews Band) and spends considerable time on tour, including outings with Arlo Guthrie, The Guess Who, Madina Lake (on Linkin Park’s Projekt Revolution) and Gospel Music Channel’s "Gospel Dream" (where he served as season one judge).

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