It’s simple really… There has never been and will never be anyone like him. Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Donny Hathaway, Bill Withers. It just fits… He belongs in the same breath as other Soul Legends.

The profound honesty and sensitivity found in his music is second to none, and he brings an understatement to his music that borders on the elegant. One of America’s great songwriters, an exceptional artist, and one of the last surviving legends.

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