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Michael Jackson’s Off The Wall was his fifth solo album and the first produced by Quincy Jones. Their classy execution of disco and pop honored the dance floor and created a lovelorn ballad. Susaye Greene and Stevie Wonder wrote “I Can’t Help It.” Greene had previously sang with Ray Charles’Continue Reading

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When will there be a biopic about Quincy Jones’s life?  How is it that Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On is just as relevant in its message as it was 50 years ago?  Related posts: Motown Celebrates Marvin Gaye Kendrick Lamar Meets Quincy Jones Media Questions Of The Week Watch: TrailerContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”WT7gn6nhsAc”]Quincy Jones’ six-decade career and life is the subject of the Netflix documentary Quincy. Jones’ career is unparalleled from his early days as a bandleader of one the world’s greatest jazz bands to his entry into pop culture as the producer of Michael Jackson’s biggest albums. The former trumpet playerContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”SlbY1tGARUA”] Was it appropriate for Dodge to use a Martin Luther King Jr. speech for a Superbowl commercial? Did Quincy Jones embellish his story about Marlon Brando being involved with Richard Pryor, James Baldwin and Marvin Gaye in the much-cited interview with Vulture? Did The White House admit to runningContinue Reading

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