Single (as Della Reese and the Voices of Freedom): "Simple Song Of Freedom" / "Why Not Now" (AVCO Embassy Records)
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Della Reese Lett | Rev. Dr. Della Reese Lett
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I use February 14 as the day to remember all the men in my life. Not just boyfriends, but business associates too. I show them I care by sending floral arrangements. [Why are they only sent to women? Men enjoy flowers too!] My beau gets gardenias and my colleagues get plants. When they receive them, they know I really do care.
On one of the tapings of The Royal Family
(1991), she found out about one of Redd Foxx
's rituals he had done, years after he was doing Sanford and Son
(1972), assuming all of this was a joke. In fact, she actually heard it, for real, Foxx collapsed on the set and had a heart attack, where he was taken to a hospital and died in 1991. She attended his funeral later in the year.