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I Got Your Back: A Father and Son Keep It Real about Love, Fatherhood, Family, and Friendshipby Gerald Levert
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The final collaboration from Eddie and Gerald Levert: an intimate glimpse into their lives, their passions, and their musical legacy. But most important, I Got Your Back gets inside the special and rare father-son bond that these two R&B legends shared. Eddie and Gerald put their hearts and souls on the line and talk about their failures, concerns, fears, and triumphs as father and son. With a powerful message of reconciliation for broken families, Eddie and Gerald explore the themes of fatherhood, male bonding and male-female relationships. The book includes moving tributes from Eddie, Patti LaBelle, Steve Harvey and others, as well as treasured family photographs.
Two musical legends speak out on the ups and downs of their father-son relationship, candidly discussing their mutual failures, concerns, fears, and triumphs as father and son, while exploring such themes as fatherhood, male bonding, and male-female relationships. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
About the Author
EDDIE LEVERT is one of the founding members of the pioneering 1970s soul group and 2005 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees The O’Jays. He lives in Las Vegas.
Founder of the chart-topping group LeVert, GERALD LEVERT released his first solo album in 1991, and in 1997 formed LSG with Keith Sweat and Johnny Gill. Gerald also wrote and produced songs for many musical artists, including Barry White and Patti LaBelle. Gerald Levert passed away suddenly in 2006 at age forty.
LYAH BETH LeFLORE is the coauthor of the novel Cosmopolitan Girls, and the author of Last Night a DJ Saved My Life. Lyah has been a television producer and entertainment executive for over a decade and has worked at Nickelodeon, Uptown Entertainment, and Alan Haymon Productions.
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