ANITA BAKER

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Anita Baker (born January 26, 1958, in Toledo, Ohio) is a soul and adult contemporary Rhythm and blues singer.

With her classy, refined brand of romantic soul, Anita Baker was one of the definitive quiet storm singers of the '80s. Gifted with a strong, supple alto, Baker was influenced not only by R&B, but jazz, gospel, and traditional pop, which gave her music a distinctly adult sophistication. Smooth and mellow, but hardly lifeless, it made her one of the most popular romantic singers of her time.

Baker was born January 26, 1958, in Toledo, OH, and raised in nearby Detroit, where she grew up listening to female jazz singers like Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, and Ella Fitzgerald. At age 12, she began singing a gospel choir, and by age 16 she was performing with several local bands. In 1975, she successfully auditioned for Chapter 8, one of Detroit's most popular
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RaptureRapture
Music on Vinyl 2013
$19.02
$23.62 (used)
The Best of Anita BakerThe Best of Anita Baker
Atlantic Catalog Group 2002
$14.11
$4.44 (used)
Original Album SeriesOriginal Album Series
Rhino 2012
$12.78
$16.54 (used)
Giving You the Best That I Got [Vinyl LP]Giving You the Best That I Got [Vinyl LP]
Elektra / Wea 1990
$61.99
$15.00 (used)
Songstress, TheSongstress, The
Atlantic Off Roster 1991
$13.93
$1.72 (used)
Sweet Love: Very Best ofSweet Love: Very Best of
Rhino/Wea Uk 2002
$12.62
$7.98 (used)
Rhythm Of LoveRhythm Of Love
Rhino Atlantic 498 1994
$4.91
$1.00 (used)
CompositionsCompositions
Elektra 1990
$17.95
$1.17 (used)
BAKER, Anita/Giving You The Best That I Got/45rpm recordBAKER, Anita/Giving You The Best That I Got/45rpm record
Original recording
Elektra
$11.88 (used)
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ANITA BAKER The Songstress album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Songstress
RnB 1983
ANITA BAKER Rapture album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Rapture
RnB 1986
ANITA BAKER Giving You the Best That I Got album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Giving You the Best That I Got
RnB 1988
ANITA BAKER Compositions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Compositions
RnB 1990
ANITA BAKER Rhythm of Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rhythm of Love
RnB 1994
ANITA BAKER My Everything album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Everything
RnB 2004
ANITA BAKER Christmas Fantasy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Christmas Fantasy
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2005

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ANITA BAKER A Night of Rapture: Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Night of Rapture: Live
RnB 2004

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ANITA BAKER The Best of Anita Baker album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best of Anita Baker
RnB 2002
ANITA BAKER Giving You The Best That I Got album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Giving You The Best That I Got
RnB 2004
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Original Album Series
RnB 2011

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