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Billboard Top Contemporary Jazz Vocals

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Rhino's Billboard Top Contemporary Jazz Vocals contains ten songs that were popular on smooth jazz and quiet storm during the late '70s and early '80s, just as the format was getting off the ground. For any aficionado of the genre, there will be no great surprises here, but there aren't any other compilations that offer such well-known hits -- "Compared to What," "You Are My Starship," "Walking in Rhythm," "Say You Love Me," "I'll Be Around," "Just the Two of Us" -- on one disc, especially for the budget price that makes this a true bargain for casual fans of smooth jazz.

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