The Persuasions are the undisputed heavyweight champions of a cappella. They are to singing what Muhammad Ali was to boxing--invincible, innovative, original, beautiful. Together since the mid-'60s, the Persuasions continue to sing as if that's what they do instead of breathing. The Persuasions have released 18 albums, and have recorded or performed with artists including Liza Minelli, Bette Midler, Stevie Wonder, Lou Reed, Van Morrison, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle, The Neville Brothers, Country Joe McDonald, B.B. King.