This 1975 song written and performed by the gifted Minnie Riperton, and produced by Stevie Wonder, was one of the first songs lacking percussion to soar to number one on the pop charts. The year after releasing her defining hit she was diagnosed with breast cancer and given six months to live. She had a radical mastectomy and continued recording and touring, and she was one of the first celebrities to be open with the public about her battle with breast cancer. Ultimately, she died in 1979 at the age of 31. Riperton's daughter, who the song was written for, is actress/ comedian/Saturday Night Live alumni Maya Rudolph, also know from Bridesmaids.
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