Dionne Warwick

Hunt, Dennis
May 1983
Ebony;May1983, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p95
The article features African American singer Dionne Warwick in the U.S. Warwick worked as a host of the television variety program "Solid Gold," that presents artists performing their hit singles and mentions her struggle in fighting for the Black American artists which resulted to her dismissal from work due to various disagreement between her and the producers of the show. However, Warwick was able to establish a career and fame in singing after her work in the television.


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