Released back in 1986, ‘Give Me The Reason’ reached #3 in the US Billboard R&B chart but only managed #26 in the UK.
Luther Vandross was born in New York in 1951 and had a music career spanning 2 decades. During that career Vandross sold over 25 million albums Worldwide and picked up 8 Grammy awards.
Sadly, Luther spent his life suffering with Diabetes and hypertension and in April 2003 he suffered a stroke which forced the star to withdraw from the World stage. On July 1st 2005 Luther Vandross sadly suffered a heart attack and died. A tragic loss for the World of Music.
Forever an icon, always a legend, check out Luther performing ‘Give Me The Reason’ live at London’s Wembley Arena in 1987.