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Featured in TIR Episode 250 (2 parts): R&B, funk and pop vocalist and composer Tawatha Agee. First establishing herself in the late 1970s with the band Mtume, she would go on to work with James Mtume-Reggie Lucas produced acts like Stephanie Mills and Phyllis Hyman before blazing her own trail as one of the music industry’s most in-demand session singers.
During the past several decades, she has collaborated with Narada Michael Walden, J. Geils Band, Luther Vandross, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Carly Simon, Dionne Warwick, Kashif, Roxy Music, Scritti Politti, LeVert, Phillip Bailey, Roy Ayers, Al Jarreau, Eric Clapton, Whitney Houston, Jeffrey Osborne, David Bowie, Joe Cocker, Patti LaBelle, the Talking Heads, the B-52’s, Al Green, Roberta Flack, Celine Dion, Steely Dan, the O’Jays, Bob James, Foreigner, David Lee Roth, the Black Crowes, Sting, the Dave Mathews Band and many more. Those sessions include some of the biggest hits and best-known music those acts have ever recorded. She toured the world with some of them as well.
R&B lovers know her best for the No. 1 smash with Mtume, “Juicy Fruit,” and she released her lone solo album, “Welcome to My Dream,” in 1987. Now, 35 years later she shares her life’s story with TRUTH IN RHYTHM.
RECORDED JUNE 2022
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