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Jeffery also trained Riperton to use her full range.While studying under Jeffery, she sang operettas and show tunes, in preparation for a career in opera.Jeffery was so convinced of her pupil's abilities that she strongly pushed her to further study the classics at Chicago's Junior Lyric Opera.The young Riperton was, however, becoming interested in soul, rhythm and blues, and rock.She was one of the first celebrities to go public with her breast cancer diagnosis but did not disclose she was terminally ill.In 1977, she became a spokesperson for the American Cancer Society.
It was a Motown-style song reminiscent of Tammi Terrell.
On April 5, 1975, Riperton reached the apex of her career with her No. The single was the last release from her 1974 gold album titled Perfect Angel.
In January 1976, Riperton was diagnosed with breast cancer and, in April, she underwent a radical mastectomy.
In 1968, Watered Down was released as a follow-up, under the name The Starlets.
It was the last release of Riperton's former girl group.
They released their debut in 1967 and, eventually, five more albums: 1968's Aladdin; the Christmas album Peace; Songs; and finally 1970's Dinner Music and Hey Love.