Black Music Month: Celebrates Lionel Richie on His Birthday!!!!

Happy Birthday Lionel Richie – 70 years old

The lead singer of The Commodores (“Three Times a Lady,” “Just to Be Close to You” and “Sail On”) left for even greater solo success. His ’83 album Can’t Slow Down was Motown’s biggest of the ’80s.

Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. Richie’s style of ballads with the Commodores and in his solo career launched him as one of the most successful balladeers of the 1980s. Beginning in 1968, Richie was a member of the funk and soul band the Commodores. Wikipedia
SpouseDiane Alexander (m. 1995–2004), Brenda Harvey-Richie (m. 1975–1993)
Can’t Slow Down · 1983
Lionel Richie · 1982
Endless Love
Endless Love · 1981