R&B incredible James Ingram, who died on January 29, 2019, at age 66, had what his continuous associate Quincy Jones called a “deep, bourbon sounding voice.”
It’s a voice that earned Ingram two Grammys (in addition to fourteen selections) and was the ideal supplement to two part harmony accomplices like Patti Austin and Michael McDonald.
#1. “Just Once”
Quincy Jones found James Ingram, who had filled in as a meeting performer for Ray Charles and different craftsmen, in the wake of hearing him sing on a demo of this sentimental tune written by pro songwriting team Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil.
#2. “Baby, Come To Me”
Hitmaker Rod Temperton (“Thriller”) wrote this #1 Billboard hit that Ingram sang with Patti Austin off her 1981 collection Every Home Should Have One.
#3. “One Hundred Ways”
Quincy Jones’ 1981 collection The Dude acquainted audience members with Ingram’s sultry vocals on the hits “Only a single time” and the taking off, flawless “One Hundred Ways.”
#4. “Yah Mo B There”
The hit track off Ingram’s 1983 collection It’s Your Night earned the explosive pair a Grammy for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group.
#5. “I Don’t Have the Heart”
Ingram had his second number one hit, off his 1989 collection It’s Real, with this “Tranquil Storm” jewel.
#6. “Somewhere Out There”
This is a tune for the individuals who miss their friends and family consistently and day. A nostalgic blessing from Ingram for each age.
#7. “There’s No Easy Way”
“There’s No Easy Way” crested at #58 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #10 on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary graph in 1984.
Always is a 1986 tune released by James Ingram, A song from his record: Never Felt So Good. Additionally, it instantaneously became a Top 30 R&B Hit in the States.
#9. “Party Animal”
A tune for everybody to discover a few motivations in any event, when the going is extreme. The reiteration of the catchphrase “party” is notable.
#10. “Better way”
Perhaps the best work and an incredible case of decent arrangement. The tune drummed up some excitement when it was discharged.