release - 1983
album art - Greg Gorman (front & back)
Chris Callis (inside gatefold)
The front- and back photography by Greg Gorman is serene and characteristic by its simplicity
Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer. Beginning in 1968, he was a member of the funk and soul bandthe Commodores and then launched a hugely successful solo career in 1982. His 1983 second album, Can't Slow Down, won two Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year. Richie also co-wrote the 1985 charity single We Are the Worldwith Michael Jackson, which sold over 20 million copies.
Richie has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the world's best-selling artists of all time. He is also a five-time Grammy Award winner. In 2016, Richie received the Songwriters Hall of Fame's highest honor, the Johnny Mercer Award..