53 minutes | Oct 14, 2021

Marshall Thompson Talks Chi-Lites, Hit Music History, Big Breaks, and Michael Jackson, Plus Author Teri Rizvi on Sharing Your Journey - Episode 557

Chi-Lites legend Marshall Thompson joins Nancy to talk about his music journey from playing with Gladys Knight, booking early club talent shows with upcoming artists Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5, to Jackie Wilson’s endorsement, and Chi-Lites hit music including “Have You Seen Her” and “Oh Girl.” Plus, Marshall talks about creative drive and motivation, the Chi-Lites new star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, “Have You Seen Her” popularity fueled by the Disney Pixar favorite Finding Dori and congo playing on Beyoncé’s ‘Crazy In Love’ album (1:11). In the second segment, writer and communications expert Teri Rizvi shares the story of her new memoir, One Heart with Courage, its emphasis on our common humanity and the power of courage, and her motivation for sharing the heartfelt essays and stories at this time. Plus, Nancy and Teri discuss the possibilities for jump-starting new projects by revisiting creative projects from the past (29:43). Order Marshall Thompson’s book Last Man Standing: Legendary Chi-Lites. Find out more about Teri Rizvi and One Heart with Courage via Braughler Books. Find out more about the Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop. Like and follow Entertaining Insights Facebook Page. Visit Nancy’s website. Learn about segment sponsor Humoroutcasts.com (1:03, 29:35).
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