Shouting Out Happy Birthday Wishes ~ Delta Lady ~ Rita Coolidge

May 1, 2018

Rita Coolidge

American singer ~ songwriter

pianist ~ recording artist  ~ two-time grammy winner

Born in Lafayette, Tennessee on May 1st of 1945

Rita charted hits on Billboard magazine's pop, 

country, adult contemporary, and jazz charts

during the seventies and eighties

Rita's new 2018 music will be released in just a few days on May 4th

This luminous new album features the songwriting talents

of Graham Nash, Chris Stapleton, Stan Lynch, and Keb’ Mo’

“I’ve written so many songs assuming a role like an actor,

but this time I got to write from experience.

This is the best record I’ve ever done.

I’m extremely proud of it.”— RITA COOLIDGE

 

Rita bares her heart and soul in her intimate memoir Delta Lady

~ a story of music, stardom, love, family, heritage, and resilience

Rita Coolidge inspired songs

~ Leon Russell wrote “A Song for You” and “Delta Lady” for her

~ Stephen Stills wrote “Cherokee”

~ Co-wrote songs—“Superstar” and the piano coda to “Layla,” uncredited 

~ Sang backup for Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker, and Stills, before finding fame as a solo artist with such hits as “We're All Alone” and “(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher and Higher.”

Following her story from Lafayette, Tennessee to becoming one of the most sought after rock vocalists in LA in the 1970s, Delta Lady chronicles Rita Coolidge’s fascinating journey throughout the ’60s-’70s pop/rock universe

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