OMG!!! Lola Falana, 1970s. What an amazing outfit. My father sometimes uses the expression, "Who does she think she is , Lola Falana? Whenever I would say it , NOBODY knew  to whom I was referring...true story !

OMG!!! Lola Falana, 1970s. What an amazing outfit. My father sometimes uses the expression, "Who does she think she is , Lola Falana? Whenever I would say it , NOBODY knew to whom I was referring...true story !

Loletha Elayne “Lola” Falana  -Her father, Bennett Falana, born in Matanzas and emigrated from Cuba, served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and worked as a shipyard welder. Lola’s mother, Cleo, was a seamstress. While dancing in a nightclub, Falana was discovered by Sammy Davis Jr., who gave her a featured role in his 1964 Broadway musical Golden Boy. From 1971 to 1975, Lola Falana was married to Feliciano “Butch” Tavares, one of five brothers of the popular R&B band Tavares.

Loletha Elayne “Lola” Falana -Her father, Bennett Falana, born in Matanzas and emigrated from Cuba, served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and worked as a shipyard welder. Lola’s mother, Cleo, was a seamstress. While dancing in a nightclub, Falana was discovered by Sammy Davis Jr., who gave her a featured role in his 1964 Broadway musical Golden Boy. From 1971 to 1975, Lola Falana was married to Feliciano “Butch” Tavares, one of five brothers of the popular R&B band Tavares.

When i was a lili girl i wanted to b Lola Falana. Thats something new uve learned about me

When i was a lili girl i wanted to b Lola Falana. Thats something new uve learned about me

Lola Falana, age 71, now healed and doing Gods work as a Catholic Evangelist.

Lola Falana, age 71, now healed and doing Gods work as a Catholic Evangelist.

Lola Falana Black Women: The Original Beauty Standard @www.joneshousepublishing.com

Lola Falana Black Women: The Original Beauty Standard @www.joneshousepublishing.com

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