20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best of Jeffrey Osborneby Jeffrey Osborne
Jeffrey Osborne's edition of 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection is an excellent summary of the smooth quiet storm singer's peak period -- namely, the years between 1982 and 1988, when he was constantly turning out hits for A&M records. The biggest of these hits -- "On the Wings of Love," "Stay With Me Tonight," "Don't You Get So Mad," "You Should Be Mine," and "She's on the Left" among them -- helped make him one of the most popular R&B singers of his era, and they remain some of the classiest, best urban soul of its era; they've aged remarkably well, thanks in part to the polished production, but mainly thanks to Osborne's supple voice. There may be more extensive compilations on the market -- such as 1999's Ultimate Collection on Hip-O -- but this provides a sweet, succinct, satisfying summary of his solo peak.
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Performance CreditsJeffrey Osborne Primary Artist
Dionne Warwick Track Performer
Joyce Kennedy Track Performer
Technical CreditsGeorge Duke Producer,Horn Arrangements,rhythm arrangement
Burt Bacharach Producer
Carole Bayer Sager Producer
Jerry Hey Horn Arrangements
Jeffrey Osborne Producer,Vocal Arrangements,Horn Arrangements,rhythm arrangement
Richard Perry Producer
David "Hawk" Wolinski rhythm arrangement
Larry Levan Remixing
Vartan Art Direction
Mike Ragogna Producer
Dana Smart Annotation
Bonnie Schiffman Cover Photo
Scott Schinder Liner Notes
George Del Barrio String Arrangements
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JEFFERY IS ONE THE MOST TALENTED EXCEPTIONAL ARTIST EVER. I LOVE THE MILLENNIUM COLLECTION: HOWEVER, IT IS MISSING ONE OF JEFFERY'S MOST ADORABLE SONG "PEACHES & CREAM. I CAN HARDLY FIND THIS SONG ANYWHERE.
This is classic Jeffery, he is such a talented man, just love his music and this one is the best of the best. A must have for all Jeffery Osborne fans.