Joan Armatrading

Love & Affection: The Very Best Of

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Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Joan Armatrading has had a long career blending blues, jazz, and pop elements into a timeless folky mix that won her loyal fans worldwide since her debut in 1972, and although she has had only one Top Ten single, 1976's "Love and Affection," she remains a big star in Britain. In the States, however, she has never risen past cult artist status. This set recycles her biggest sides, including the original versions of "Love and Affection," "Drop the Pilot," "Willow," and "Show Some Emotion," as well as a live take of "Love and Affection."

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