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Mariah Carey's Very Good Year

Jon Young, Musician, January 1993

"I DIDN'T KNOW what to expect," says Mariah Carey, recalling the taping of her Unplugged special for MTV last March. "I wasn't originally planning on recording an album, which made the whole experience much easier for me. If I'd thought about it, I would have been too nervous, because I tend to overdo things and critique myself too much."

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