With Tonette McKinney

  • November 11, 2014

    Giving Up (With The Raelettes, Ft. Trudy Cohran / Tonette McKinney)

    Unreleased. Based on Donny Hathaway’s 1972 re-interpretation of Gladys Knight’s minor hit from 1964. Ray and the girls kept on to Donny’s tempo: a long, slow, soaring love lament. It was performed many times by Trudy Cohran, and (after she left The Raelettes) also by Tonette McKinney. Tokyo 1990 (starts at 1’14’40) with Trudy Cohran: Moscow 1994 with […]

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