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Episode Info: Ronnie 1:19 Above the basement awesome music and conversation. We are listening to Melinda Doolittle singing I'm a woman in 2007 with a voice that transcends not only genres but generations. It is fitting that Melinda has come back as a special guest performer for the third time with our friends at the Boston Children's chorus. We sat with Miss do a little just before the BCC his final performance of the season at the iconic Wang theatre. The theme for this concert was lift every voice with gratitude and celebration of the women in our lives past, present and future. While Chuck was taking the day off celebrating two young women in his life as they performed in dance. I was joined by friend and a TB co host Ike Walker, can I had the honor to share the mic with a couple of super women of the future? Our own daughters and BCC singers is the nlb.So here's our conversation with Melinda doula, along with my friend, her dad and my dad recorded at the box center, Duane cedar in Boston, Massachusetts.Ronnie 2:22 Thank you for coming here at BCC again. Oh, of course.Belinda 2:25 This is my happy place.Ronnie 2:26 And it was 2012. You started with the BCC I think, right? IBelinda 2:31 don't know, years. I'm really bad at that. But I know that this is my I think third or third time getting to sing with the BCC and it is literally one of my favorite things to do. Hands down. Anthony sorry, Dr. TK?Ronnie 2:46 Yes. Dr. Anthony Teresa king. He is the director of BCC, right? Yeah,Belinda 2:52 he has. He and his wife, Melanie has just become dear friends at this point. So it's just as simple as him texting being like, hey, I want you to sing with the kids. Again. I'm like I'm in. I mean, it's really that quick, because it's great. something so special to me.Ronnie 3:06 So it's not a surprise that we're on the heels of a symphony hall concert that was about she persisted. Yeah. And so we're bringing the theme forward, really to talk about not just women, but about connections and about overcoming social problems in the world. Yes, we just heard you sing sisters are doing it for the self in the hallway. How did that set the tone for the evening? How did it feel?Belinda 3:29 Oh, my goodness. Are you kidding me? I mean, first of all, they're introducing a sister's choir right now, which is like the moms and the audience and this and the Sisters of the kids. And so it's so powerful, because everyone's on that stage, giving it all they've got, I can't believe I get to be a part of that. So there's just there's just an energy. And if you know me at all, you know that I will be dancing everywhere. Probably messing people up because I always get in their face. And then they're like, what am I singing?Ronnie 3:58 Whatever you do, don't look at yourBelinda 4:01 Close your eyes. But it's just I think it's just so powerful. And it's what we need right now. And I think Music has always had a way of speaking what mere words just cannot, you know, there's just something...
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