Before she became a punch line due to her “Psychic Friends”, Dionne Warwick was known for her distinctive sophisticated singing voice that may have defined what Adult Contemporary music. That may prove to her main obstacle for induction as there is no doubt that she had an impact with her multiple chart hits, she may not have been a huge influence and her “Rock” credibility is limited at best. A shelf full of Grammies may have to do for now.
The Bullet Points:
Country of Origin:
U.S.A. (East Orange, NJ)
NIHOF’s Favorite Album:
Make Way for Dionne Warwick (1964)
NIHOF’s Favorite Song:I Say A Little Prayer (From The Windows of the World, 1967)