In 1988, Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards was asked by the press what he thought of certain music acts in the late Eighties. When asked his opinion of Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine, he described them as "the Holiday Inn lounge act that made it". Even tho she's done some good stuff, this designation refers to hotel lounge music acts.
I was in my hotel room and I heard this lady in the lounge playing an electronic keyboard and singing pop songs. She's the local resident Gloria Estefan.
by Buckeye Starrider May 05, 2007