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Lionel Richie

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Lionel Richie: Can't Slow Down (Motown)

Review by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 22 October 1983


Lionel Richie: Join Our Millionaire's Club

Interview by Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, 12 November 1983

"MAN, YOU'RE talking about wonderful!" In the showbiz world of Lionel Richie, that's the kind of remark you hear all the time. And who's saying ...

USA for Africa: Record could raise millions for hungry

Report by Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 14 March 1985

"CHECK YOUR ego at the door." That was the message producer Quincy Jones sent to Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Willie Nelson, Diana Ross ...

Various Artists: We Are The World (Columbia)

Review by Mark Rowland, Musician, June 1985

Industry of Mercy: Bruce & Tina lead a parade of mobilized mega-stars. ...

USA For Africa: We Are The World (Columbia)

Review by J. Kordosh, Creem, August 1985


Lionel Richie: Dancing On the Ceiling

Review by Adam Sweeting, Q, October 1986

IT IS SAID THAT Lionel Richie's previous solo album, Can't Slow Down, sold an unthinkable 15 million copies, the kind of statistic that can cause ...

Lionel Richie: Dancing on the Ceiling

Review by Anthony DeCurtis, Rolling Stone, 6 November 1986

Lionel Richie will never surprise you. His triumph has been his ability to turn conservative dependability into a commercial, and at times even an aesthetic, ...

Lionel Richie: Crossing the Square

Profile and Interview by Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 17 March 1987

The saintly Lionel Richie's co-writer is the Lord. Adam Sweeting reports ...

Lionel Richie: This Charming Man

Interview by Adam Sweeting, Q, June 1987

Deep in the heart of showbiz, there is one name that's on every guest list. One person — firm of handshake, even of keel — ...

Lionel Richie

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. Lionel Brockman Richie Jnr, 20 June 1949, Tuskegee, Alabama, USA ...

Lionel Richie: LG Arena, Birmingham

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, The Times, 28 October 2012

BIRMINGHAM IS Lionel Richie's idea of a party town. We know this because the veteran crooner repeatedly stressed his fondness for Britain's second city during ...

Lionel Richie: O2 Arena, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 2 March 2015

With the stamina of a performer half his age, the veteran soul star swings between raucous R&B and sweet ballads to the delight of an ...

Lionel Richie: "There was something seriously wrong with Michael Jackson. But this is Hollywood"

Profile and Interview by Adrian Deevoy, Event Magazine, 25 April 2015

The downside of marrying a model half his age. The day he discovered Michael Jackson was as mad as a snake. And why the Ku ...

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