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Format: CD
Sku: 60618568
UPC: 828765370622
UPC 14: 00828765370622
Release Date: 9/23/2003
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Bump N' Grind ~ R. Kelly
2. Your Body's Callin' ~ R. Kelly
3. Sex Me (Part I) ~ R. Kelly
4. You Remind Me Of Something ~ R. Kelly
5. Ignition - (remix) ~ R. Kelly
6. Down Low (Nobody Has To Know) - (featuring Ronald/Ernie Isley) ~ R. Kelly
7. When A Woman's Fed Up ~ R. Kelly
8. Step In The Name Of Love - (remix) ~ R. Kelly
9. Thoia Thoing ~ R. Kelly
10. Touched A Dream ~ R. Kelly
11. Fiesta - (remix, featuring Jay-Z/Boo & Gotti) ~ R. Kelly
12. I Wish ~ R. Kelly
13. Ghetto Religion - (featuring Wyclef Jean) ~ R. Kelly
14. Honey Love - (with Public Announcement) ~ R. Kelly
15. She's Got That Vibe - (with Public Announcement) ~ R. Kelly
16. World's Greatest, The ~ R. Kelly
17. I'm Your Angel - (with Celine Dion) ~ R. Kelly
18. I Believe I Can Fly ~ R. Kelly
 

Album Notes and Credits


Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Initial pressings of THE "R." IN R&B COLLECTION VOL. 1 included a bonus disc featuring "Bump N' Grind - (Old School mix)", "Down Low (Nobody Has To Know) - (Live To Regret It mix - Blame It On The Mo)", "I Can't Sleep Baby (If I) - (remix)", "Gotham City - (remix)", "If I Could Turn Back The Hands Of Time".
Muze PNote Personnel: R. Kelly (vocals, various instruments); Ronald Isley, Wyclef Jean, Celine Dion (vocals); Jay-Z, Boo, Gotti (rap vocals); Ernie Isley, Donnie Lyle (guitar); Bobby West, Rodney East, Jim Slattery (keyboards); Peter Mokran (programming); Joan Collaso, Cheryl Wilson (background vocals); Public Announcement.
Muze PNote Producers include: R. Kelly, Timmy Allen, Tone, Poke, Wyclef Jean.
Muze PNote Recorded between 1991 & 2003. Includes liner notes by Rob Marriott.
Muze PNote Personnel: R. Kelly (vocals, keyboards, programming); Ronald Isley (vocals); Gotti (rap vocals); Donnie Lyle, Ernie Isley, Keith Henderson, Bobby Broom, Gregg Landfair (guitar); Steve Skinner (keyboards, drum programming); Lafayette Carthon, Loris Holland (keyboards, background vocals); Bobby West, Jim Slattery, Percy Bady, Rodney East, Kendall D. Nesbitt (keyboards); Allan "Byrd" Tatum (programming, background vocals); Abel Garibaldi, Peter Mokran, Timmy Allen, Tony Black, Andy Gallas, Ian Mereness (programming); Jeff Bova (keyboard programming); Mario Winans, Mr. Lee (drum programming); Cheryl Wilson, Troy Bright, Johnny Rutledge, Yvonne Gage, Robert Bowker, Jeffrey Morrow, Joan Walton, Rob Trow, Anthony Ransom, Diva Gray, Elisabeth Withers, Fonzi Thornton, Lisa Lougheed, Robert Moe, Stevie Robinson, Dennis Collins , Nancey Jackson, Paulette McWilliams, Spencer Washington, Tawatha Agee, Ayuana George, Cathy Richardson (background vocals).
Muze PNote Audio Mixers: Chris Trevett; Humberto Gatica; Jeff Vereb; Peter Mokran; R. Kelly; Richard Travali; Serban Ghenea; Tony Maserati ; Ian Mereness.
Muze PNote Liner Note Author: Rob Marriot.
Muze PNote Recording information: Battery studios, Chicago, IL; Chicago Recording Company, Chicago, IL; Cove City Sound Studios, NY; Platinum Sound studios, New York, NY; Right Track Recording, New York, NY; Rock Land Studios, Chicago, IL; Soup Can Music, Harper Woods, MI; Studio 56; Studio Morin-Heights; The Chocolate Factory, Chicago, IL; The Dream Factory; The Hit Factory, New York, NY; The Studio, Philadelphia, PA; United Sound Systems, Detroit, MI; Van Guard Studios, Oak Park, MI.
Muze PNote Author: R. Kelly.
Muze PNote Director: Percy Bady.
Muze PNote Photographer: Reisig.
Muze PNote Unknown Contributor Role: Omar Gilbert.
Muze PNote Arranger: R. Kelly.
Muze PNote It should not be forgotten (and from the overwhelming sales of CHOCOLATE FACTORY, it clearly hasn't) that R. Kelly is the master of hip-hop-infused love songs, the sultriest of swinging R&B seducers of the 1990s and beyond. The Chi-town crooner scored two number one hits and absolutely ruled the R&B charts when he first popped up in 1992 with his brand of honey-coated love. All of his hits are present on THE "R." IN R&B COLLECTION VOL. 1, backed by five remixes on the limited-edition bonus disc, including a Delfonics-style reconfiguring of "Bump N' Grind."
Muze PNote Kelly's greatest charm lies in his overt sexuality, coming right out with "Sex Me," or saying he can't see "nothing wrong with a little bump n' grind," ever flashing a coy smile. However, he truly cemented himself as a superstar when he recorded the inspirational (and chaste) "I Believe I Can Fly" for the Michael Jordan-with-cartoons movie, SPACE JAM, and followed that trick up with a number one duet with Celine Dion. Kelly has the most bewitching tenor and the ability to commandingly wrap it around any song, and this greatest-hits package is the perfect reminder of that talent.

Engineer: Chris Brickley; Michael Shlesinger; James Lee; Humberto Gatica; Jeff Vereb; Abel Garibaldi; Peter Mokran; Andy Gallas; Ian Mereness; Jason Mlodzinski; Bob Cadway; Carl Robinson

Musical Guests
Muze Guest Artist Ernie Isley
Muze Guest Artist Ronald
Muze Guest Artist Jay-Z
Muze Guest Artist Boo & Gotti
Muze Guest Artist Wyclef Jean

Artist Overview

If you're looking for the perfect music to cap a romantic evening or, for that matter, get one started, slow-jam master R. Kelly might just do the trick. Whether he's turning out heart-on-sleeve love ballads (the R. Kelly-penned Michael Jackson 1995 hit "You Are Not Alone"), gorgeous spiritually oriented compositions ("I Believe I Can Fly"), down-and-dirty R&B jams (2001's "Feelin' on Yo Booty"), or multi-part ghetto-narrative "hip-hoperas" (the infamous "Trapped in the Closet" single, which as of summer 2006 had 12 chapters), Kels really does have all the bases covered.

Compilation Appearances

Muze Music Compilations Life After Death (Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Share My World
Muze Music Compilations Soul Of A Woman
Muze Music Compilations Belly (Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Vol. 2-Strip Jointz
Muze Music Compilations Life
Muze Music Compilations Mirror Mirror
Muze Music Compilations Dynasty-Roc La Familia 2000 (Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations 1990's Americas Top 10
Muze Music Compilations Fast and The Furious (Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Ali (Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Nu Nation Project
Muze Music Compilations When I'm With You
Muze Music Compilations 2 Fast 2 Furious (Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Totally R&b
Muze Music Compilations Booty Time
Muze Music Compilations Big Money Heavyweights (Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Essential Isley Brothers
Muze Music Compilations Kamikaze (Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Island Def Jam Recording Presents 1 (Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Island Def Jam Recording Presents 1
Muze Music Compilations From Q With Love
Muze Music Compilations Pa'l Mundo
Muze Music Compilations Duets:final Chapter
Muze Music Compilations Baby Makin Music
Muze Music Compilations Exodus
Muze Music Compilations Exodus(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Reggae Gold 2006 (w/Bonus DVD)(w/ Bonus DVD)
Muze Music Compilations The Inspiration(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Blue Carpet Treatment (Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Inspiration: Thug Motivation 102 (Cln)
Muze Music Compilations Greatest Hits (Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations From Nothin To Somethin(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Young Jeezy Presents Usda:cold Summer(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Young Jeezy Presents Usda:cold Summer
Muze Music Compilations Toby Love-Reloaded
Muze Music Compilations Definitive Collection
Muze Music Compilations One Man Band Man(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations These Are Special Times(w/ Bonus DVD)
Muze Music Compilations Brass Knuckles(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Trilla(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Solution(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Ultimate Grammy Collection: Contemporary R&B
Muze Music Compilations Solution
Muze Music Compilations Brass Knucles
Muze Music Compilations Cash Money Records:10 Years Of Bling
Muze Music Compilations Wackness (Ost)(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Doll Domination
Muze Music Compilations Doll Domination
Muze Music Compilations Billboard 1990'S Top 40 Karaoke Box S
Muze Music Compilations Love Behind The Melody
Muze Music Compilations My Love Essential Collection
Muze Music Compilations Crunk Rock(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Dark Side(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Playlist:very Best Of Tyrese
Muze Music Compilations Playlist:very Best Of Tyrese
Muze Music Compilations King Of Hearts(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations King Of Hearts
Muze Music Compilations Slow Grind
Muze Music Compilations Revolver - Deluxe Edition (Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Revolver - Deluxe Edition (Edit)
Muze Music Compilations Icon(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Playlist:very Best Of Wyclef Jean
Muze Music Compilations That's My Jam
Muze Music Compilations Good Music Cruel Summer(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Pluto 3D(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Pluto 3D
Muze Music Compilations Trouble Man:heavy Is The Head(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Rich Gang(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Rich Gang(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Rich Gang
Muze Music Compilations Rich Gang
Muze Music Compilations ARTPOP(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Artpop
Muze Music Compilations 5 CLASSIC ALBUMS:SNOOP DOGG(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Now 49

Associated Artists and Works

The Best Of Both Worlds [PA] ~ Jay-Z
Unfinished Business [PA] ~ Jay-Z
Unfinished Business [Clean] [Edited] ~ Jay-Z
Public Announcement
Smooth Jazz All Stars
Spoke, DJ
The Smooth Jazz All Stars
Smooth Jazz Tribute to R. Kelly: Greatest Hits ~ Various Artists

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 09/23/2003
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 2003
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 53706
Music Label Name Label : Jive (USA)
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00828765370622

Professional Reviews

Rolling Stone (10/30/03, p.96)
- 4 stars out of 5 - "...In an era of hip-hop excess, Chicago's R. Kelly held a torch for vintage soul, updated for the streets..."

Product Attributes
Product attributeArtist:   R. Kelly
Product attributeLabel:   Jive/silvertone Records
Product attributeMusic Format:   Compact Disc
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