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Kenny Rankin

In a remarkable recording career that spans three and a half decades, Kenny Rankin has established an impressive set of creative credentials, as an insightful songwriter, a distinctive guitarist and, above all, a world-class singer possessing an uncanny ability to cut straight to a song's emotional heart.

While his supple, pristine tenor has earned him status as a singer's singer, Rankin's songwriting talents have been widely recognized by his peers. For example, his “In the Name of Love” inspired a memorable version by Peggy Lee, while his “Haven't We Met” has been cut by a number of jazz and pop artists including Carmen McRae and Mel Torme. Other Rankin compositions have been covered by a diverse assortment of artists.

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Albums

A Song For You
A Song For You
Verve Music Group
2002
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[no cover]
The Bottom Line...
Blue Note
1999
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[no cover]
Because Of You
Blue Note
1991
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[no cover]
Hiding In Myself
Blue Note
1988
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[no cover]
After The Roses
Blue Note
1980
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[no cover]
When Sunny Gets Blue...
Blue Note
1977
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Videos

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