I enjoyed Kat Kramer’s fun piece on the irrepressible and multi-talented Allee Willis (Kat Tales, April 12). But there was one small goof. While the recent Broadway revival of The Color Purple did indeed win both a Tony (for Best Revival of a Musical) and a Grammy (for Best Musical Theater Album), Allee didn’t personally win either award. (Those awards don’t go to the composers and lyricists of the original score.) But Allee does have a Grammy for her contributions to the Beverly Hills Cop soundtrack, which contained her top 10 song “Neutron Dance.”
– Paul Grein, Studio City
(Grein is a music journalist and historian who occasionally contributes to this publication.)
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