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A Donny Hathaway Collection

4 May 2011

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  Song Title Artist
Time
Popularity  
1
A Song For You Donny Hathaway
5:25
2
I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know Donny Hathaway
5:22
3
You Were Meant For Me Donny Hathaway
3:51
4
Back Together Again Roberta Flack Featuring Donny Hathaway
4:51
5
Where Is The Love Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
2:46
6
For All We Know Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
3:39
7
Someday We'll All Be Free Donny Hathaway
4:10
8
Giving Up Donny Hathaway
6:20
9
The Closer I Get To You (Single/LP Version) Donny Hathaway & Roberta Flack
4:40
10
You Are My Heaven (feat. Donny Hathaway) Roberta Flack
4:14
11
What's Going On (Live @ The Troubadour, Hollywood CA) Donny Hathaway
5:23
12
The Ghetto, Pt. 1 (Edited) Donny Hathaway
6:53
13
To Be Young, Gifted And Black Donny Hathaway
6:41
14
You've Got A Friend Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
3:23
15
This Christmas Donny Hathaway
3:51


Product details

  • Original Release Date: 3 April 1990
  • Release Date: 3 April 1990
  • Label: Atlantic Records
  • Copyright: 1990 Atlantic Recording Corporation for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States.
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  • Total Length: 1:11:29
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  • ASIN: B001F3WQ4O
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 24,560 in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 in MP3 Albums)

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24 of 25 people found the following review helpful
Format:Audio CD
This collection gives a good overview of some of the most notable tracks
by Donny Hathaway, the classy soul singer / pianist who died tragically
young in 1979. It includes a number of well-known songs which Hathaway
handles in his own distinctive style, as well as several hit duets with
Roberta Flack, whose musical style has much in common with that of
Hathaway. Most of the songs are slow ballads; for the most part this isn't
dance music but rather thoughtful and heartfelt true 'soul' music. However,
it's a pity about the dreary cover design and the lack of any biographical
details or musician credits, which would have enhanced an otherwise good
package.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Exceptional 19 April 2009
Format:Audio CD
Donny Hathaway is a musical genius, his tone and phrasing is bar none. From start to finish this album does not have one bad track, they can make you cry or smile. This album is musical chocolate,
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars What a voice, what music. 5 Aug 2007
By David R. Bishop VINE VOICE
Format:Audio CD
Donny Hathaway is little known to the general public, beyond a duet partner of Roberta Flack. They had several hits together, included here. His solo work should be much better known. It is drenched in class and soul. If you like Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye, then I rate this guy right up there with them.

Sometimes the emotion that the music evokes is almost too real and painful. The first track 'A Song For You' sets the pace for much of the album. It opens with beautiful tinkling piano, then you just know that something very special is going to happen. The song has been recordrd by The Carpenters and Natalie Cole as well as others, but to my ears, this is the definitive version.

This album is a good introduction to one of the finest and most talented soul singers. I warn you that you might want more.
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5.0 out of 5 stars great cd 15 Feb 2014
By zolacam
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I really liked this cd - great songs sung by a great singer - enjoying listening to it very much
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5.0 out of 5 stars A must buy... 30 Jan 2014
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I think we lost a pure talant, he had a lot more to give, but died young, needed more help, with his condition, but a true master of his talant..
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5.0 out of 5 stars Donny Hathaway rocks 7 Jan 2014
By maggiew
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I bought this for a friend but as it was so cheap decided to keep it and buy something else for her. It is a great relaxing CD and would recommend.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Top notch vocals 24 Oct 2013
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I've only just really discovered the vocal talents of the late great Donny Hathaway even though I bought his single Back Together when it first came out in 1980. All I can say is that why on earth did I wait so long to listen to the one of the great soul voices of our time. Apart from Mr Vandross, this man has to be heard.
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4.0 out of 5 stars fine album 21 July 2013
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I loved the track selection mainly, poor cover artwork and lack of artist information does Donny a disservice, but .overall a good product
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