Never too old for a new attitude ** After 50 years, singer Patti LaBelle continues reinventing herself

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  • Author(s): By:John J. Moser Of The Morning Call
  • Source:
    Morning Call, The (Allentown, PA), October 11, 2015 Sunday_Go_Guide FIRST, 6pp
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    • Abstract:
      In the 1970s, singer Patti LaBelle topped the charts as lead singer of the funk-rock vocal group LaBelle, which gained fame with its disco song "Lady Marmalade" and status as the first African-American vocal group to land on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. In the 1980s, LaBelle became a mainstream solo star with the hits "If Only You Knew," "On My Own" and "New Attitude." LaBelle, nicknamed the "Godmother of Soul," has been singing professionally more than 50 years, sold 10 million albums in the United States alone and won two Grammy Awards and was inducted into the...