Deniece Williams

Deniece Williams

Deniece Williams

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Top Songs

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Let's Hear It for the Boy [Extended Version]
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Silly
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Free [Long Single Version]
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Black Butterfly
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It's Gonna Take a Miracle

Albums

  • Gemini

    Sep 2021 • 5 songs

  • When You Love Somebody

    Jun 2020 • 1 song

  • The Essential Deniece Williams (The Columbia Years)

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Deniece Williams

Biography

One of the most distinctive vocalists who arrived during the soul era, Deniece Williams is known for soaring, four-octave soprano voice, late-'70s and early-'80s R&B classics such as "Free" and "Silly," and the 1984 number one pop hit "Let's Hear It for the Boy." Born June Deniece Chandler in Gary, Indiana, she grew up singing in a Pentecostal church, which forbid the congregation to listen to anything but gospel music. Outside of wanting a 1959 Thunderbird, she had no serious ambitions but was deeply interested in music. Her favorite singers were Carmen McRae (for her diction...
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