Feeling down? Let Gloria Gaynor lift you up! Her story of triumph on this Beyond the Mic Short Cut is a must-listen. Find out how she turned adversity into a global message of hope. Catch the episode as her movie hits theaters one night only for Galentine’s Day!
Welcome Gloria Gaynor
We’re joined on the Starline by a disco legend who inspired the world with three words. “I Will Survive” is in theaters on Galentines Day for one night only. We welcome the overcomer of adversity and multiple Grammy award winner, the legendary Gloria Gaynor. Gloria, let’s go Beyond the Mic. “I Will Survive” examines a brilliant second act in your life. How has overcoming adversity made you grateful for the opportunities you’ve had?
With the restoration of Super 8 footage used in the film, what memories came back that you might have forgotten from the past?
Performing live in Paris, Orlando and Monte Carlo, how does the applause of your fans bring you joy after all these years?
How has music touched your soul and changed you?
The Rockin’ 8:
It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions, answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.
1. Favorite item from your Gloria Gaynor store?
2. You earned a bachelor’s degree in behavioral science, what was the hardest course you had to take?
3. Favorite place in Newark?
4. Do you like breakfast, lunch or dinner the most?
5. Mountains or Beach?
6. Favorite place you ever sang at?
7. Which musical artist inspires you today?
8. Favorite gospel song to sing?
One Big Question:
What’s your message to the world? As “I Will Survive” continues?
With all of the awards, all of the fans, what does that mean to the little girl inside you who just enjoyed singing?
What is your message to the young women who want to sing with passion just like you did?
What’s your favorite story from the road?
She’s inspired by Alicia Keys. Loves to sing Amazing Grace and wants to inspire every little girl and even saved a life.
“I Will Survive” is in theaters on Galentines Day for one night only. The legendary survivor Gloria Gaynor, thanks for taking the time to talk with us today.
And that my friends is a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.
Listen to other Beyond the Mic conversations with musical artists here.
Watch the movie at Fathom Events. Find out more here.