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Cinematic Soul: The Soundtracks of Quincy Jones

Michael A. Gonzales, Stop Smiling, November 2007

THE MUSICAL legacy of 74-year-old Quincy Delight Jones Jr. looms large over the landscape of popular culture. While our grandparents might remember him as the cool cat who once swung with Sinatra and Count Basie (released in 1964, It Might as Well Be Swing is a champagne music classic), most Eighties babies will forever associate him with the post-disco blare of Michael Jackson's 1982 mega-monster album, Thriller.

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