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Friday, May 6, 2011

Old School Friday "Happy Birthday Lynn Whitfield"

HAPPY FRIDAY ALL!! Today is the birthday of the lovely and talented LYNN WHITFIELD! So today's Old School Friday selections are songs that were featured in movies that Ms Whitfield has been in! This woman has a very long and impressive filmography. Check out her work listing HERE!
Lynn Whitfield, an African American actress, was born Lynn Butler-Smith of Baton Rouge, Louisiana on May 6, 1953. Lynn Whitfield appeared in the 1982 film adaption of Ntozake Shange's play "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf". she has also appeared in movies such as Eve's Bayou, The Josephine Baker Story, Thin Line Between Love and Hate, and a host of other works. To learn more about Lynn Whitfield go HERE and HERE.

Thin Line Between Love & Hate - H-Town featuring Shirley Murdock & Roger Troutman
(From the movie Thin Line Between Love and Hate)
I prefer the original, however, I love Shirley Murdock & Roger Troutman on this version!

A Child With The Blues - Erykah Badu & Terrence Blanchard
(From the movie Eve's Bayou)

Sunday Kind of Love - Etta James
(From the movie Eve's Bayou)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Lynn Whitfield!!

HAPPY FRIDAY ALL! Tell someone you love them today!

1 comment:

CCGroovy!!! said...

I do loves me some LYNN WHITFIELD!!!