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|Birth name||Alta Sherral Willis|
|Born||November 10, 1947|
|Occupation(s)||Songwriter, multimedia artist, collector|
|Associated acts||Earth, Wind & Fire|
As a songwriter Allee Willis is famous for her collaboration with Earth, Wind & Fire. In the 70's, she co-wrote songs like September, Boogie Wonderland and In the Stone. Other disco, pop and dance-pop mega hits includes Neutron Dance by Pointer Sisters, What Have I Done to Deserve This? by Pet Shop Boys, and I'll Be There for You by The Rembrandts. The latter is the theme from Friends – one of the best-selling TV themes of all time. In 1995 Willis was nominated for an Emmy for I'll Be There for You. She also co-wrote the Tony and Grammy-winning Broadway musical, The Color Purple.
On September 28, 2017 Willis premiered "The D", a passion project she wrote, recorded, and produced for her hometown of Detroit at the Detroit Institute of Arts.
- , Allee Willis discography on Discogs
- "Thousands celebrate new Detroit anthem "The D" at the DIA". Oakland Press. 2017-09-28. Retrieved 2017-10-05.