Watch: Oliver Richman Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Grandfather's Classic 'For Once In My Life'
In 1965, legendary Motown songwriter Ron Miller penned the lyrics to "For Once In My Life," which became a timeless classic covered by hundreds of major label artists over the past five decades, including its breakthrough hit recording by Stevie Wonder in 1968, which was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2009. Miller passed away in 2007.
Now, Miller's grandson, 14-year-old singer and multi-talented performer Oliver Richman (www.oliverrichman.com), celebrates the 50th anniversary of the song's composition and his grandfather's great legacy with a lush and intimate recording of the beloved standard. Scroll down for a video!
Richman is also releasing a beautiful video for the ballad (www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqPBW3z38Dc) that includes images of Ron Miller and opening narration by Richman's mother and Miller's daughter, Lisa Dawn Miller - an artist in her own right who produces (with husband Sandy Hackett) and stars in the global touring phenomenon, "Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show."Miller produced the special 50th Anniversary release of "For Once In My Life."