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Cheryl Lynn

Perhaps the lone artist who got her start on The Gong Show and remained credible, Cheryl Lynn's searing, often captivating voice and great range were showcased on some marvelous dance hits in the late '70s and early '80s. She signed with Columbia in 1978, and her debut LP Cheryl Lynn featured the anthem "Got To Be Real," which topped the R&B charts and reached number 12 pop. The follow-up, "Star Love," was a Top 20 R&B hit, and Lynn kept things going with "Shake It Up Tonight" in 1981, another Top 10 R&B smash. She teamed brillantly with Luther Vandross for a remake of "If This World Were Mine" in 1982, yet another Top 10 hit, and then Lynn topped the R&B charts in 1983 with "Encore." She stayed on Columbia until 1987, then moved to Manhattan, where the 1987 single "If You Were Mine" made it to number 11. She also did background vocals with Lenny Williams. ~ Ron Wynn
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Track List: The Best Of Cheryl Lynn - "Got To Be Real"

1. Got To Be Real

2. Give My Love To You

3. All My Lovin'

4. Star Love

5. Shake It Up Tonight

6. I've Got Just What You Need

7. I've Got Faith In You

8. Keep It Hot

9. Day After Day

10. Sleep Walkin'

11. Believe In Me

12. If This World Were Mine

13. Encore

14. It's Gonna Be Right

15. Georgy Porgy (Disco Version) - Toto Featuring Cheryl Lynn

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Track List: In Love

1. I've Got Faith In You

2. Hide It Away

3. Feel It

4. In Love

5. Keep It Hot

6. I've Got Just What You Need

7. Love Bomb

8. Chances

9. Don't Let It Fade Away

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marvin gaye&tammy terrell
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Love this song with her and Luther. I didn't know it was a remake. Anyone know who did the original?
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Dancing with her songs
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This song deserves an Encore! :-)
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Great Pipes Darlin miss your voice!
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Great song from back in the day!
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If this world were mine.... CLASSIC!!
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Cheryl lynn, Got to have it Baby
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I was 6 years old when this song came out!! Love it and listen to this music my sister put it on the radio all the time
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Good music im only 25 my mom always played the motown era
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Love the sos station sos is my fav from the 80s plays dam good old jams
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I remember her on the Gong Show
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I love this song!!!
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Great track my favorite musical moment from her is singing the hook on Toto's George Provide she killed it and that track is a monster!!!!
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leeawestside
Loving it
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That's my type of music I'm talking about. Right up my Alley. YES SIR.
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Luv it
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I had this greatest hits Cd.
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Beautiful
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DAM THIS TRACK KEEP ME JAM-MING I REALLY ENJOY IT GOTZ 2BE AH A-TOWN CLASSIC!!!!! ! W O R L D WIDE CLASSIC!!!!! !
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Love this song!!!thank s PANDORA for real
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One of the best old school songs with Luther
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Beautiful song!!!!
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Love my ole school
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rgp0810
Wow, What a Voice! The BG singers also : )
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This brings memories. Old school.
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THE BEST GROOVE MUSIC THAT I KNO
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Great voice!
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pminton_18
love to be real all time favorite
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Great woman!
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Yes Ms. Lynn!! Its got to be real....
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Truth needs no props...It stands on its own accord. If this world were mine
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This takes me back!!!! Loved it then, love it now.
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Love this!
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Love this tune!!!!
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She is great
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Top 5 Duet song
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Such a great pairing. I miss Luther!
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glennpryor
I met her in a stereo shop. she was buying some equipt. and was playing her soon to be releast first recording Got to be Real. And it was unreal incredible
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kellied
This was the opening song in a Mrs. pageant that I was in in 2005-- every time I hear it I break into dance!
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If This World Were Mine: This is my theme song for my life. I love this song and the lyrics.
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I remember saving up my $5 to purchase my first album. It was Cheryl Lynn's Got to be Real album. I learned how to sing from that album. I was in the 5th grade.
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Smooth. ..
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I love this song. This was real music!
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The last of the truly great disco songs. One of the best. She rocks!!
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Cheryl Lynn just Turns me OUT, with every Note!! She Should have been WAY more Famous for that Extraordinar y Voice, she was THAT Great !! She deserved Many more ENCORES ...Wish SO Much that she didn't walk away from it all ....xoxoxo
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Song hits home brings back memories of a lost love the one that got away the one that's was ment for me just to blind to see.Miss you Myrtle Ann.GOD BLESS
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