As I used to tell Laura all the time, she is a black woman in a white girl’s body . . .”Patti Labelle, from her book Don’t Block the Blessings: Revelations of a Lifetime
Laura’s “all-covers” masterpiece, Gonna Take A Miracle, is released on November 17, 1971, featuring Labelle.
Laura and Patti Labelle became fast friends for life from that album on.