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Original Album Series album for sale by Anita Baker was released Sep 11, 2012 on the Rhino (Label) label. This Original Album Series release from Rhino contains Anita Baker's first five albums: The Songstress (1983), Rapture (1986), Giving You the Best That I Got (1988), Compositions (1990), and Rhythm of Love (1994). Original Album Series songs These releases were standard-bearers for adult contemporary R&B. With the exception of the debut -- originally released on the independent Beverly Glen label and reissued with lousy and misleading artwork by Elektra in 1991 -- each release went platinum or multi-platinum. Original Album Series CD music is a 5-disc set with 45 songs. ...See Full Description
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|CD Universe Part number||8531586|
|Release Date||Sep 11, 2012|
|Producer||Gary Skardina; George Duke; Gerard Smerek; Marti Sharron; Michael J. Powell; Otis Smith; Patrick Moten; Anita Baker; Arif Mardin; Tommy LiPuma; Barry J. Eastmond|
|Recording Time||228 minutes|
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