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Luther has ratings and 39 reviews. Alretha said: I really enjoyed this read, and I learned so much about Luther I didn’t know. I just wish he had bee. An authentic R&B legend, Luther Vandross is one of the most popular and talented vocalists in the world. His life has been full of pain and love, tragedy and . The Paperback of the Luther: The Life and Longing of Luther Vandross by Craig Seymour at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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Luther was one of the best crooners in the 80’s and 90’s. This is one lhther that touched me deeply, and I will listen to Luther’s music forever! It’s such a shame that his life ended at such a promising time in his career. Dec 08, Tamara rated it liked it Shelves: His first big break came when he met David Bowie and composed the chorus for Bowie’s “Young American. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser.

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LUTHER: The Life and Longing of Luther Vandross

Not only was he talented vocally, but his writing was equally as strong. I am not impressed with some of the “diva-like” behavior of Luther, but, I had no idea of the contributions he made to music, from his jingles, background singing and the passion that he wanted to express in his music.


Not many people get to develop close friendships with their idols. Nothing is better Luther Vandross was indeed a private person. To ask other readers questions about Lutherplease sign up.

What a life he lived. His brother and two sisters also died young, from diabetes and asthma, leaving his poor widowed mother to live on alone for another four years. Jul 10, Sheryl rated it it was amazing. What a revealing piece on Mr. Because it’s Really Love Angel in Blue Craig Seymour.

Is it any good? Anyhoo, if you want to read about the many singers Luther worked with and how much he loved his mama, this book is for you.

My Story Kindle Edition. The Life and Longing of Luther Vandross. Although his voice is smooth and among the best of that era, his arrangements lacked a certain spark. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

I wish he could have found the love he so longed for. The Xnd and Longing of Luther Vandross. He was simply, the truth! East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

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He grew up in NYC, in the projects, in a house filled with love. It was a marvelous book wnd portrayed his life vividly.


A well done look into the life of a vocal legend. Vandross enrolled in Western Michigan University, luthdr eventually dropped out to pursue a career as a composer.

Luther: The Life and Longing of Luther Vandross

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review. Luther has been both an outsider and an insider to this rare vehicle that we call showbiz.

I recommend this book to who ever is interested in his life. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Amazon Kindle 0 editions. I was surprised by the high drama of Luther’s life – two men who worked with him, including his longtime drummer Yogi Horton, committed suicide by throwing themselves out of windows, and the manager brother of Luther’s teenage protege Jimmy Salvemini was killed in a car crash for which Luther was accused of vehicular manslaughter!

Almost finished with this, but it’s an excellent read inside the world of LV. A special read for me. CD Audiobook 0 editions.