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« on: February 12, 2017, 12:23:02 PM »

Just read that Al Jarreau has passed away, just a few days after announcing his retirement from performing.  Embarrassed
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« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2017, 12:28:26 PM »

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« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2017, 12:34:15 PM »

He was one of my absolute faves.

Played this song so many times when it came out around 1980 or so. Loved his "vocal gymnastics".
His take on Chick Corea's "Spain"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRbtvRQUi8w
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« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2017, 02:04:01 PM »

R.I.P
distracted is my favorite song
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« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2017, 01:33:15 AM »

I was never a fan but the man certainly had a singing style all his own. Rest in peace, sir.
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