This pains me. The track after the jump is probably one of all my all-time favorites.
From her official website: "It is with great sadness that Vi's family report Viola passed peacefully away after a long illness, May 6th 8.27am Pacific Time.Viola leaves behind six children – Vincent, Christopher, Regina, La Donna, David and Rejal, 21 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.Viola's favourite saying to her family was always 'Aim for the sky and always dare to dream.'Vi's service will be held at the Angeles Memorial Park, 1515 E Compton Blvd, Compton, Ca, 90221 at 11.30 on May 15 2009 – all are welcome.On Viola's behalf her family wish a special heartfelt thanks to all of Vi's fans over the years, whom, Vi always said, allowed her dreams to come true."
Listen, AFTER THE JUMP…
Dare to Dream: