‘Ring My Bell’: How a Memphis teacher brought the Bluff City disco gold

By Updated: November 14, 2019 4:05 AM CT | Published: November 14, 2019 4:05 AM CT
<strong>Anita Ward became well-known in 1979 with the hit song "Ring My Bell." Now retired, she still performs occasionally. &ldquo;... I don&rsquo;t have any regrets about it, because everybody&rsquo;s life, when we come into this world, is already predestined.&rdquo;</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Anita Ward became well-known in 1979 with the hit song "Ring My Bell." Now retired, she still performs occasionally. “... I don’t have any regrets about it, because everybody’s life, when we come into this world, is already predestined.” (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

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