"I still wake up every morning with the same cast of characters running around in my head," said Hiatt. "I just keep sitting them down and giving them a good talking to. I say, 'c'mon, now, let it go.' But they have plans of their own." Those characters keep the pressure on. And that's to our benefit.
Though the masses might only remember the late Donny Hathaway as Roberta Flack's soulful partner on "The Closer I Get To You," "You've Got A Friend" and "Where Is The Love," the box set Never My Love: The Anthology makes the case that this previous Gospel singer also was one of the great voices of R&B.