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The Dude is a 1981 studio album released and recorded by Quincy Jones. Jones utilized a lengthy list of studio musicians to perform the tracks. Three singles were released from the album, all of which charted on the U.S. Top 40. 

Artist: Quincy Jones

Release date: March 1981

Studio: Westlake Audio (Los Angeles, California)

Nominations: Grammy Award for Album of the Year, American Music Award for Favorite Album Soul/R&B

Genres: Pop music, Jazz, Rhythm and blues, Bossa nova


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