Black Music History "Giving Them Roses" – Day 2: Al Jarreau

The Grammy Man

Although he was the 2nd artist in history to win a Grammy in three separate categories (1st being MJ…), personally I feel he’s underrated in pop culture… It’s rare that someone would mention his name among the great soul artists of all-time… However, Alwin Lopez Jarreau’s debut album “We Got By” should be in everyone’s soul collection… If you have Marvin’s “What’s Going On” or “I Want You”… You need this to round out your collection. How about Roberta’s “Chapter Two”, Donny’s “Extension of a Man”, or any album from Stevie’s great run? Well, trust “We Got By” will fit right in… Perhaps, I’m a bit bias because, although separated, both of my parents had their individual copy of the work… You can read more of my praise in the post “Album’s Your Parents Should Have Played For You”
Top 10 Vocalist of All-Time… Hell, he may be able to take* on the Top 5.

Live version of “Spirit” from We Got By album

Before there was Kem…
…there was and is Al Jarreau.

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