View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of "This Life - Her Songs And Her Friends" on Discogs. This Life Her Songs & Her Friends by Portia Nelson - Music. Reviewed in the United States on Aug. Verified Purchase. Portia Nelson was an excellent cabaret singer. This album captures her in her prime. This Life: Her Songs and Her Friends, an Album by Portia Nelson. Released in on DRG (catalog no. ; CD). Genres: Cabaret. Product Identifiers. Producer, Portia Nelson. Record Label, Dr. G's (USA). UPC, eBay Product ID (ePID), Product Key Features. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for This Life, Her Songs & Her Friends by Portia Nelson (CD, Mar, DRG (USA)) at the best. Find album reviews, songs, credits and award information for This Life, Her Songs & Her Friends by Portia Nelson on AllMusic - Portia Nelson was an American popular singer, songwriter, actress, and author. She was best known for her appearances in s. Her elegant figure, even late in life, was the perfect match to her LaMott joined her in recording This Life: Portia Nelson – Her Songs and Her Friends. Portia Nelson was a true renaissance woman: author, singer, composer, lyricist, Most recently, her song "Make a Rainbow" was sung by Marilyn Horne at.