Deniece Williams is a singers’ singer, whose five octave range thrilled listeners on songs that ranged from ballads like "Black Butterfly" to gospel standards like "God is Amazing" to pop hits like "Lets Hear it for the Boy." She’s a songbird whose career started in Gary, Ind., cutting local singles at age 17, then moving on to make her mark with Stevie Wonder’s band Wonderlove and ultimately emerging as a songwriter of uncommon gifts, as evidenced by modern day standards like "Silly" and "Free."
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