||Alvin & The Chipmunks|
A Very Merry Chipmunk (1995)
The Chipmunks' Christmas album, A Very Merry Chipmunk, is a collection of standard holiday songs and original numbers performed in the trademark Chipmunk style. Like all of their records, children will find it more entertaining than adults, but this is ...
A Closer Look (1991)
Babyface has established himself as both a performing and production star in the '90s. His alternately innocent, hurt, and disillusioned vocals are this decade's equivalent of the soul/love songs of the '70s and '80s. He can sing sentimental material, tender ...
Digitally remastered by James P. Nichols (RCA Studios, New York, New York).
This 1996 compilation of the Pop/Soul and R&B diva's best work features 42 original recordings spread out over two CDs. Includes such pop gems as "That's What Friends Are ...
Digitally remastered by Joseph M. Pamaccio (Sony Music Studios, New York, New York).
On his first album, Babyface sings with just enough earnestness to be soulful and just enough sophistication and slickness to avoid sounding too much like a throwback. [The ...
Ultimate Collection (1997)
This is part of Motown Records' "The Ultimate Collection" series.
Smokey Robinson's compositions blended pop and R&B conventions, infusing the combination with a highly literate lyrical sensibility that set his songs apart from the pack. With his group the Miracles, Detroit ...
A Love Like Ours (1999)
Barbra Streisand's marriage to actor James Brolin inspired her to record an album of uplifting love songs that is her best work since THE BROADWAY ALBUM. "I've Dreamed of You" is a touching ballad inspired by a Norwegian instrumental, and ...
Tu Do Bem (1999)
Former Wishful Thinking keyboardist and Emmy winning composer Chris Boardman spent two years honing some absolutely astonishing material with some of the L..A. club scene's top stalwarts in preparation for this stellar debut. Compositionally, Tudo Bem sharply combines Boardman's Brazilian ...
One Heartbeat (1987)
One of Robinson's better 1980s albums, ONE HEARTBREAT brims with quietly simmering romantic ballads sung in his trademark heartbreaking falsetto. The title tune and "Just to See Her" were the big pop hits (and justifiable ones at that), but there ...
Track Listing: DISC 1: 1956-1966: Could It Be You; Ain't That Love; Pennies From Heaven; Until I Met You; Baby I Need Your Loving; Where Did You Go; Without the One You Love (Life's Not Worthwhile); Left With a Broken ...
Jazz Roots: The Music Of The Americas (2011)
Track Listing: Akiwowo; Maple Leaf Rag; Livery Stable Blues; West End Blues; One O'Clock Jump; Take The "A" Train; Sing, Sing, Sing; In The Mood; Downhearted Blues; God Bless The Child; Saturday Night; Taking A Chance On Love/I'm In The ...
||Wind Earth & Fire|
With the Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney releasing fresh and vital albums in 2005, it comes as no surprise that Earth, Wind & Fire are still going strong as well. But rather than simply hearkening back to their classic formula, ...
||Smooth Jazz #1s (2008) |
Track Listing: Total Experience; Rhythm Method; Sax-O-Loco; Window of the Soul; Blue Water; Mornin'; Tequila Moon; Let's Take a Ride; L.a. City Lights; Ready For Love;
Songs Without Words (1991)
Dudley Moore, who of course is best known as an actor, has been playing piano since his youth. This CD is not, strictly speaking, a jazz album, but a collection of ballads that Moore had written through the years. On ...
Living Legends: R&B/Soul Collection (2011)
Track Listing: For The Love Of Money; Hollywood Swingin'; Pure Gold; Lovely Day; Too Hot; Why You Wanna Settle For Less; Hey Big Spender; Imagination; Best Is Yet To Come; Way You Move;
Living In The 20th Century (1987)
Steve Miller Band: Steve Miller (vocals, guitar, harmonica, bass, percussion); Byron Allred (strings, keyboards); Kenny Lee Lewis (bass); Gary Mallaber (drums, percussion).
Engineers include: Steve Miller, Mike Fusaro, Rick Fisher.
Personnel: Steve Miller (guitar, harmonica, keyboards, synthesizer); Norton Buffalo (vocals, harmonica); Les ...