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Minnie Riperton ‘Memory Lane’ Old School [Photo Music Video]

In 1979 Minnie Riperton released her fifth and final album, Minnie. ‘Memory Lane’ was a hit from the album, and was arguably Riperton’s greatest work.

In January 1976, Minnie Riperton was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a radical mastectomy. She was one of the first celebrities to go public with her breast cancer diagnosis.

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Continue to watch the photo music video of ‘Memory Lane.’

In the lyrics for ‘Memory Lane’ Riperton incorporated the sadness of the ending of a relationship while suddenly shifting to cries of “I don’t want to go,” “save me,” “now I’m slippin’ fast,” “thought it was over; here I go again,” and “travelin’ down, faster than the speed of sound.”

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It is thought that ‘Memory Lane’ was her farewell to her family and to the world.

Minnie Riperton’s sound was when music was music and meant something.

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Minnie Riperton died at age 31 on July 12, 1979.

Video & Photos Source: YouTube Posted by heylollylolly


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