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MARQUES HOUSTON Veteran: At 25, this R&B singer is indeed an old pro, having begun his recording career as a tween in the group Immature. He brings a newfound maturity to his third solo CD, a solid if unspectacular set of smooth soul that will please ladies of all ages.
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VARIOUS ARTISTS Interpretations: Celebrating the Music of Earth, Wind & Fire: This loving tribute shows how important EWF was to a generation that grew up on them. Neo-soulster Musiq Soulchild channels Philip Bailey's falsetto on "Reasons," while gospel star Kirk Franklin turns "September" into a rousing celebration of faith.
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