Songwriter/choral director/arranger Gabriel Hardeman co-wrote Stephanie Mills' 1987 number one R&B hit "I Feel Good All Over" with his wife Annette Hardeman and headed Birthright Records gospel act the Gabriel Hardeman Delegation who's best known for "Feels Like Fire." Philadelphia, PA, figures prominently in Hardeman's success -- he is from Atlanta, GA. Annette Hardeman was a member of '70s disco vocal group First Choice ("Armed and Extremely Dangerous"). She and Hardeman met in Philadelphia.
Originally "I Feel Good All Over" was sent to MCA Records in the hope that label artist Patti Labelle would record the song. But it would up in the hands of another singer on the label's roster, Stephanie Mills. When they failed to get a response from Labelle, the couple sent a song demo to producer Nick Martinelli who was recording tracks with ... Read Full Biography