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First-of-it's-kind anthology of the Elektra and Warner Brothers recordings by the multi- talented award-winning musician, producer, songwriter and vocalist George Duke, spanning his 15 years from 1985-2000. A 45-track, 3CD set of musical gems, drawing from George's three Elektra albums, 'Thief In The Night', 'George Duke' and 'Night After Night' and his six Warner Brothers albums, 'Snapshot', 'The Muir Woods Suite', 'Illusions', 'Is Love Enough?', 'After Hours' and 'Cool'. Plus a non-album "B" cut, 'Guilty (Part 2)' making it's worldwide CD debut. George Duke's diverse musical history included stints with Jean-Luc Ponty, Al Jarreau, Frank Zappa (as a member of The Mothers Of Invention for a year), Cannonball Adderley and Billy Cobham - began a seven-year tenure with Epic Records, the focus of the SoulMusic Records' 2016 anthology, 'Shine On' (SMCR-5140D). 'No Rhyme, No Reason' picks up where that 2CD set left off with handpicked cuts that reflect George Duke's multi-faceted mastery in Jazz, Funk, Soul and Pop and includes five US R&B charted singles and confirms his place as a staple artist in the world of Smooth Jazz. This sumptuous collection, created by SoulMusic. Com founder David Nathan with invaluable project support from renowned US music journalist A Scott Galloway, features extensive notes by acclaimed UK writer Charles Waring with 2022 quotes from musicians Paul Jackson Jr, Byron Miller and Everette Harp who all worked with George for many years.
First-of-it's-kind anthology of the Elektra and Warner Brothers recordings by the multi- talented award-winning musician, producer, songwriter and vocalist George Duke, spanning his 15 years from 1985-2000. A 45-track, 3CD set of musical gems, drawing from George's three Elektra albums, 'Thief In The Night', 'George Duke' and 'Night After Night' and his six Warner Brothers albums, 'Snapshot', 'The Muir Woods Suite', 'Illusions', 'Is Love Enough?', 'After Hours' and 'Cool'. Plus a non-album "B" cut, 'Guilty (Part 2)' making it's worldwide CD debut. George Duke's diverse musical history included stints with Jean-Luc Ponty, Al Jarreau, Frank Zappa (as a member of The Mothers Of Invention for a year), Cannonball Adderley and Billy Cobham - began a seven-year tenure with Epic Records, the focus of the SoulMusic Records' 2016 anthology, 'Shine On' (SMCR-5140D). 'No Rhyme, No Reason' picks up where that 2CD set left off with handpicked cuts that reflect George Duke's multi-faceted mastery in Jazz, Funk, Soul and Pop and includes five US R&B charted singles and confirms his place as a staple artist in the world of Smooth Jazz. This sumptuous collection, created by SoulMusic. Com founder David Nathan with invaluable project support from renowned US music journalist A Scott Galloway, features extensive notes by acclaimed UK writer Charles Waring with 2022 quotes from musicians Paul Jackson Jr, Byron Miller and Everette Harp who all worked with George for many years.
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No Rhyme, No Reason: The Elektra / Warner Years 1985-2000
Artist: George Duke
Format: CD
New: Available $34.99
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DISC: 1

1. I Surrender
2. Thief in the Night
3. We're Supposed to Have Fun
4. Love Mission
5. Jam
6. La la
7. Broken Glass
8. Good Friend
9. Stand with Your Man
10. Island Girl
11. The Morning, You and Love
12. African Violet
13. Love Ballad
14. Same Ole Love
15. Say Hello
16. Brazilian Coffee
17. This Lovin'
18. Mystery Eyes
19. Guilty
20. Guilty (Part 2)
21. 560 SL
22. 4Rise Up
23. Snapshot
24. No Rhyme, No Reason
25. 6 O'Clock
26. Fame
27. Keeping Love Alive
28. Love Can Be So Cold
29. Illusions
30. Life and Times
31. C'est la Vie
32. So I'll Pretend
33. Montreaux Nights
34. Is Love Enough?
35. It's Summertime
36. It's Our World
37. Fill the Need
38. Thinkin' 'Bout You
39. The Touch
40. From Dusk to Dawn
41. She's Amazing (With Chante Moore)
42. If You Will (With Flora Purim)
43. Never Be Another (Feat. Anointed)
44. All About You (With the Johnson Sisters)
45. The Times We've Known (With Perri)

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First-of-it's-kind anthology of the Elektra and Warner Brothers recordings by the multi- talented award-winning musician, producer, songwriter and vocalist George Duke, spanning his 15 years from 1985-2000. A 45-track, 3CD set of musical gems, drawing from George's three Elektra albums, 'Thief In The Night', 'George Duke' and 'Night After Night' and his six Warner Brothers albums, 'Snapshot', 'The Muir Woods Suite', 'Illusions', 'Is Love Enough?', 'After Hours' and 'Cool'. Plus a non-album "B" cut, 'Guilty (Part 2)' making it's worldwide CD debut. George Duke's diverse musical history included stints with Jean-Luc Ponty, Al Jarreau, Frank Zappa (as a member of The Mothers Of Invention for a year), Cannonball Adderley and Billy Cobham - began a seven-year tenure with Epic Records, the focus of the SoulMusic Records' 2016 anthology, 'Shine On' (SMCR-5140D). 'No Rhyme, No Reason' picks up where that 2CD set left off with handpicked cuts that reflect George Duke's multi-faceted mastery in Jazz, Funk, Soul and Pop and includes five US R&B charted singles and confirms his place as a staple artist in the world of Smooth Jazz. This sumptuous collection, created by SoulMusic. Com founder David Nathan with invaluable project support from renowned US music journalist A Scott Galloway, features extensive notes by acclaimed UK writer Charles Waring with 2022 quotes from musicians Paul Jackson Jr, Byron Miller and Everette Harp who all worked with George for many years.
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