Randy Crawford Naked and true



 Veronica "Randy" Crawford (born February 18, 1952, Macon, Georgia)[1] is an American jazz and R&B singer. She has been more successful in Europe than in the United States, where she has not entered the Billboard Hot 100 as a solo artist.[1] She has had multiple top five hits in the UK, including her 1980 #2 hit, "One Day I'll Fly Away". Crawford first performed at club gigs from Cincinnati to Saint-Tropez, but made her name in mid 1970s in New York, where she sang with jazzmenGeorge Benson and Cannonball Adderley.[2] She signed with Columbia Records and released her first single, "Knock On Wood" / "If You Say the Word" in 1972.[3][4] Adderley invited her to sing on his album, Big Man (1975).[5] Crawford recorded "Don't Get Caught in Love's Triangle," produced byJohnny Bristol, during her short stint on the Columbia label.[5] In 1978, Crawford performed on the second solo album of former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett. She sang vocals on "Hoping Love Will Last", the opening song on side two of Please Don't Touch.[6] She led R&B veterans the Crusaders on the transatlantic hit "Street Life" (1979).[2] It was featured in the soundtrack for the films Sharky's Machineand Jackie Brown,[5] and appeared in commercials in the early 2000s. She moved to Warner Bros. and after "Street Life," recorded and toured Europe with the Crusaders. Crawford was named the 'Most Outstanding Performer' at the 1980 Tokyo Music Festival.[5] Her follow-up solo efforts included "One Day I'll Fly Away" (1980); "You Might Need Somebody" (1981); and "Rainy Night in Georgia" (1981); which all became soul standards. The album, Secret Combination (1981) stayed on the UK Albums Chart for sixty weeks, after which her profile dipped, despite a return to the UK Top Ten with "Almaz" in 1986.[2] She remained with Warner Bros. through to the early 1990s, but was unable to score either a big R&B hit or major crossover success, despite having one of the most readily identifiable voices and distinctive approaches of any contemporary female vocalist.[5] Naked And True (1995) brought Crawford back to her roots: it included George Benson's "Give Me the Night", and confirmed her soul heritage by featuring Funkadelicists Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell and the Fred Wesley Horns.[2] She enjoyed her highest profile of the decade when rising starlet, Shola Ama, had a worldwide hit with her 1997 cover of "You Might Need Somebody".[2] Crawford recorded a live session with Joe Sample on July 24, 2007, at Abbey Road Studios for Live from Abbey Road. The episode she shared with David Gilmour and Amos Lee was screened on the Sundance Channel in the U.S. and Channel 4 in the UK. She has sung with Bootsy Collins, Johnny Bristol, Quincy Jones, Al Jarreau, Rick Springfield, Steve Hackett, and Joe Sample amongst others. The soundtrack of The Competition, entitled "People Alone", was revived by Filipina singer Jamie Rivera in 1999.



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Angélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo,[1][2][3] commonly known as Angélique Kidjo, is a Grammy Award–winning Beninoise singer-songwriter and activist, noted for her diverse musical influences and creative music videosTime Magazine has called her "Africa's premier diva".[4] The BBC has included Kidjo in its list of the African continent's 50 most iconic figures.[5] The Guardian has listed her as one of their Top 100 Most Inspiring Women in the World[6] and Kidjo is the first woman to be listed among "The 40 Most Powerful Celebrities In Africa" byForbes Magazine.[7] The Daily Telegraph in London describes her as "The undisputed queen of African music" during the 2012 Olympic Games River Of Music Festival.[8] In March 2013 NPR, National Public Radio in America, calls her "Africa's greatest living diva".[9] She is an occasional contributor to the New York Times.[10][11] On June 6, 2013, Angelique was elected vice-president of CISAC.

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  1 Seyin Djro
with Angélique Kidjo
4:32  
 
  2 Congoleo 
with Angélique Kidjo
3:39  
 
  3 Bala Bala
with Angélique Kidjo
3:40  
 
  4 Oulala
with Angélique Kidjo
3:19  
 
  5 N'Yin Wan Nou We 
with Angélique Kidjo
4:20  
 
  6 Conga Habanera
with Angélique Kidjo
3:56  
 
  7 Monde Comme un Bebe, Le
with Angélique Kidjo, Henri Salvador
2:42  
 
  8 Mutoto Kwanza
with Angélique Kidjo
3:17  
 
  9 Adje Dada
with Angélique Kidjo
4:12  
 
  10 Djovamin Yi
with Angélique Kidjo
5:14  
 
  11 Dje Dje L'Aye
with Angélique Kidjo
2:52  
 
  12 Macumba
with Angélique Kidjo
4:08  
 
  13 Bissimilai
with Angélique Kidjo
3:41  
 

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