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The legendary Gloria Gaynor calls in to talk to Valante about "I Will Survive" and how it has become an anthem of survival and empowerment. Now, 35 years later, Ms. Gaynor released the book, We Will Survive: True Stories of Encouragement, Inspiration and the Power of Song. She also recorded the audio book version in her own voice. It is nomimated for a GRAMMY award in 2015.
On the show this week is Ms. Gloria Gaynor She was 19 when she signed her first record contract. In 1973, Gloria made history as Billboard gave birth to the Disco Action Charts. "Never Can Say Good-Bye" bowed at #1 on the charts and became the first Dance Song to reach #1 status in dance music. Ever since that time, for more than 30 years, Gloria keeps setting the standard. In March of 2001, her single, "Just Keep Thinkin' About You," topped the Billboard Dance/Club charts at #1, while her international hit "Last Night" with Giorgio Moroder debuted at #1 throughout Europe. In keeping with the theme of #1, Gloria Gaynor was the first to record an album especially for clubs, and the first to do a mega-extended dance medley party mix, releasing 12" dance singles that are now high-end collectors items.
On September 19, 2005 Gloria, along with her Hit song "I Will Survive" were inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame during a ceremony that took place in New York City. You don't want to miss this show. Make sure you get her new book "We Will Survive".
Music legend Gloria Gaynor is still humbled by how here songs have changed the lives of people all around the world. She tells Cyrus Webb, host of Conversations Live on BlogTalkRadio that her song I Will Survive has had a particular impact on herself and others: "To know that when I sing that song I give people something they can take home with them, something that really adds to their lives, something positive."
Father’s Day is June 21st in the US.
Patrick Gaynor is curly lox of the Twin of Twins duo.
Eight years in the making, the story is a gripping tell-all where Curly Lox shares with readers, the painful road to redemption and acceptance that follows on the heels of an immense tragedy – the death of his six-year-old-son, Zion, after whom the project is named. The book is not just an autobiography, as Curly Lox takes on several important social issues while giving the reader a glimpse into his past.
Curly Lock’s book – www.roadtozionbook.com
It is a Conversations LIVE special event: Legendary R&B/Disco Queen Gloria Gaynor stops by Conversations LIVE to talk with host Cyrus Webb about her career, the single that has made her a staple in music history and the book and album that it is spawn: WE WILL SURVIVE.
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Gloria Loring is an Actress, Singer, Advocate, Author and so much more, Gloria shares her very special message about devling into a Dvinely blessed life. Overcoming many childhood traumas, so learned the secret, The 4D's which she will share with us today!
Gloria's #1 Hit Friends & Lovers remains well loved to this day. She is also the co-composer and voice behind the theme songs of Diff'rent Strokes and The Facts of Life. She has been a fan favourite, Liz Chandler on Daytimes, Days Of Our Lives. She is one of a few select few artists to sing 2 nominated songs at the Academy Awards... AND she is the mother of R&B singer, Robin Thicke.
She currently has a musical show, TV Tunez which is being prepared to go to Las Vegas.
Her writing career started when her son, Brennan, was diagnosed at age 4 with diabetes. She was the mastermind behind the Days of Our Lives Celebrity Cookbooks (2 Volumes) & raised over a million dollars for Juvenille Diabetes Research Foundation. In total she has written 6 books to benefit people living with Diabetes.
Her current book, Coincidence is God's Way of Remaining Annonymous: Reflections of Daytime Dramas, and Divine Intervention, details a series of extraordinary coincidences that transformed her life & offers prescriptive insight into how each of can use coincidence for our own good and those we love.
Gloria’s One Dish Recipes includes basics such as skinning, and deboning a whole chicken to using proteins, grains, and seasonings when cooking. Some of her uniquely delicious, super healthy recipes include under-used veggies such as okra; purple potatoes, cauliflower, romanesco, chard, cabbage and kohlrabi just to name a few. Each recipe is proof that eating healthy doesn’t have to be bland or restrictive.
Kamil first entered the spotlight in 2000 when she became recognized and revered as a health and fitness guru in her Oakland, California community. Her neighbors watched her run (not jog) faithfully every day, rain or shine. Soon more and more people began hearing about Kamil and seeking her out for advice.
Kamil has 40 years experience in whole food nutrition in maintaining the health of the body and fitness and in 1998 founded Total Fitness Transformation, a holistic nutrition and fitness company that goes beyond the traditional approach to weight control and nutrition by addressing the whole person. For the past 16 years, she has worked exclusively as a holistic, whole food nutrition professional, fitness expert and consultant and lifestyle-change coach. “Only by beginning with the Spirit can one proceed to create better health in the mind and body” Kamil states.
Sunday May 24, 2015. 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time. It's our SUNDAY BRUNCH SHOW!
Born in Florida and raised in Newark, New Jersey, Gloria's first job was as an assistant to the legal secretary in the New York office of the NAACP. She also became a model around this time. This exposure led to her being cast in her first movie, For Love Of Ivy (1968). In the 1970s, she became a popular star of actioner films such as Black Ceasar (1973) and Black Belt Jones (1974). Gloria made history as the very first romantically involved African-American James Bond girl. The movie was Live and Let Die (1973).
She has completed her first CD and also produced The Paul Robeson Story.
My guest this week will be Gloria Struck from New Jersey. Gloria is an inspiration to many as she continues to show the world what “90 years old” looks like! Gloria has been riding since she was in her teens. She rode big bikes when riding Harley Davidson Motorcycles was reserved for Men only. Despite years of being turned away, even scorned for wearing pants and acting like a man she continues to point the way for women of all ages. At 90 Gloria puts on hundreds of miles at a time often with her daughter, Lori Struck DiSilva, who accompanies her mother on many trips. This year Gloria will celebrate her 90th birthday in Nova Scotia at the Motor Maids Convention where she is still an active member!
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The author of landmark sex books, including Different Loving and The Truth About Sex: A Sex Primer For The 21st Century, Gloria is internationally renowned for her pioneering work in removing the stigma from BDSM and fetish sex. She is a much sought-after expert on BDSM and fetish sex, sex science, sexual wellness, sexual techniques, and relationships skills. Her authoritative and original insights into human sexuality have made her one of the most frequently cited sex experts in the world.
Described as a “sexologist’s sexologist” by Dr. Ted McIlvenna and “the Einstein of kinky sex” by Annie Sprinkle, Dr Brame has worked with hundreds of grateful clients in her fifteen years of private therapy. Her interpersonal techniques combined with cutting-edge research on the psycho-biology of sex are focused on finding the best ways to bring healing and comfort to people with sex or relationship problems.
Dr. Brame provided expert testimony in Nitke vs Ashcroft (2005) in opposition to the Communications Decency Act; consulted with the Fulton County (GA) DA to ascertain severity and intent of a sex crime; provided victim care for the State of Kansas in the “Slavemaster” serial killer case; and has given depositions and sexological opinions to other attorneys and law enforcement agencies across the United States.
Brame holds an M.A. in English Literature (Columbia University, 1978) and a PhD. in Human Sexuality (Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, 2000). She was certified as a sexologist by the American College of Sexologists. Brame is a full professor (visiting) at the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality. She is a member of the American College of Sexologists, AASECT, Kink-Aware Professionals, Quad-S, Professional Sexology, LGBT Counseling, Forensic Psychology,