Jeffrey Osborne

Genres: Comedy Movies Electronic & Ambient Funk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals
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Decades: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 March 1948, Providence, Rhode Island, USA. The son of a jazz trumpeter, Osborne sang with L.T.D (Love, Togetherness And Devotion) from 1970 until its disbandment 12 years later. However, he remained subject to the L.T.D. contract with A&M Records for whom he recorded five albums as a solo artist. Under George Duke’s supervision, his 1982 self-titled debut album contained the singles ‘I Really Don’t Need No Light’ and ‘On The Wings Of Love’ which both reached the US Top 40. The latter was a ‘sleeper’ hit in the UK, after ‘Don’t You Get So Mad’ and the title track of 1983’s Stay With Me Tonight had made headway there. Don’t Stop featured a duet with Joyce Kennedy - duplicated on her Lookin’ For Trouble, which was produced by Osborne. His 1986 release Emotional was a strong album, as were the subsequent singles, one of which, ‘You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)’, reached US...

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