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The ultimate Stevie Wonder compilation?

Advantages: A great introduction to Stevie Wonder packed with classics
Disadvantages: Not as good as owning all the albums for the true Stevie fan

...[Also reviewed on Epinions and Dooyoo] At The Close Of A Century is a 4 cd compilation of 70 selected Stevie Wonder tracks spanning his career from 1963 up to 1996, with a 92 page accompanying booklet. Stevie Wonder is a soul legend and musical genius ...

music-mad 02.01.2009 · Read full review
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Talking Book really talks!

Advantages: Pure brilliance, funky, atmospheric, moody, deep
Disadvantages: None of significance

...NB: This is a heavily revised version of my review which I originally published some years ago on Dooyoo under my GentleGenius user name. Back in 1973, Stevie Wonder reached no.16 in the UK with his Talking Book album, a collection of songs which are mix ...

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Talking Book Genius

Advantages: Great range, classic
Disadvantages: Only 10 tracks?

**Introduction** A Music Star from the age of 11 Stevie Wonder had already had a string of albums coming into the 70s but it would turn out that the 70s would be the decade that defined him as an artist. In a run of six years he released Music of My Min ...

jcneil 03.04.2010 · Read full review
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Marvin Gaye's lost jazz masterpiece

Advantages: One of the greatest posthmous releases of all time
Disadvantages: a little too stringy

To anyone who has listened to any part of his body of work, it isn't a surprise that Marvin Gaye was a huge jazz fan. Take his vocals, for instance. It was his love of Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn and Frank Sinatra along with the stirring ...

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Marvin's tragic masterpiece

Advantages: Everything is perfect
Disadvantages: None

In 1997, Motown Records released the posthumous Marvin Gaye album, "Vulnerable". The album, which was to be released sometime in 1979 as "Ballads", was shelved for years due to possible commercial reasons. Finally released, the album brings way to one ...

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