Sep 20 2021
Gold — and Dash! (Image via video still)
The terrific song “Sparkle” has taken on a new layer of poignance with the death today, at age 76, of Labelle-ter Sarah Dash. She was featured on this track by my friend Ari Gold back in 2011 — and Ari also died this year:
The video is also notable for appearances by trans divas Laverne Cox and Mila Jam. Such a delightfully uplifting track.
For those who are diva worshipers, this song — “Vogue”-like — laundry-lists some of the best of them:
Divas — Liza, Chaka, Mariah, Even Gaga, too / Sarah, Aretha, Madonna / Diana lives in you
RIP to them both.