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Yolanda Adams Explains The Meaning Behind 1999’s “Already Alright”

Carla Eckels / KMUW

Sunday, April 25

Gospel giant Yolanda Adams speaks with Soulsations host Carla Eckels about co-writing the infectious, uplifting song “Already Alright”. We’ll also hear a new single by EEDB, Tony Tuklan and Tito Jackson of legendary Jackson Five fame. Plus, Google recently celebrated the birthday of Luther Vandross with a Google Doodle. We’ll join in the celebration by sharing his engaging music, including a DoubleTake of his tune “Don’t You Know That” with a cover by Rahsaan Patterson. Also hear classics from Diana Ross and The Supremes, Roberta Flack, The Bar-Kays, Slave, and The Pointer Sisters remind us “Yes We Can Can.” 

Here's part of Carla Eckels' conversation with Yolanda Adams:

Carla Eckels is Director of Organizational Culture at KMUW. She produces and hosts the R&B and gospel show Soulsations and brings stories of race and culture to The Range with the monthly segment In the Mix. Carla was inducted into The Kansas African American Museum's Trailblazers Hall of Fame in 2020 for her work in broadcast/journalism.