ABOUTSmooth soul singer with a 5-octave range. Best known songs include the ballad "Lovin' You" (1975) in which twittering birds provide intermittent background vocals. From around 1968-1971, Riperton was lead singer for Rotary Connection, a psychedelic soul band with several minor hits.
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- Lovin' You 1975
(This romantic R&B ballad which topped the charts, showcases Minnie Riperton's amazing five-and-a-half octave range. The sounds of chirping songbirds can also be heard in the background.)
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