Though Rod Temperton and Lionel (Hello!) Riche wrote it, Miss Celie’s Blues (Sister) is the definitive song of The Color Purple.
Now that I own the 45, I wanted to share Tata Vega’s voice
not Margaret Avery on vinyl.
Tata Vega - Miss Celie’s Blues
You may also appreciate the B side Celie Shaves Mr. Scarification Ceremony.
Check out Tata Vega’s Myspace account for songs & videos.