The expert here at diablog on everything soul, music, and movies is Glynsky. At least according to Glynsky.
Since I know little to nothing about Soul and R&B, and according to Glynsky about anything else too, I did some self-education and watched 20 Feet from Stardom a while ago. Yes, the one that won an Oscar this year for best documentary.
Now, this is not a ‘must see movie’. But if you like great voices, it will give you goosebumps a couple of times. Just make sure you are watching the movie – in a theater or at home – with a better than decent sound system.
Especially Lisa Fischer is just amazing. Normally I am not too fond of the high register. But this voice is just brilliant. And a pleasure to listen to. Here is a Lisa Fischer tribute, someone put up on YouTube:
Now I am curious, what our ‘expert’ has to say. Probably, I got it all wrong, again.
Enjoying those two voices,