All That I Am

Joe - All That I Am
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Based on 13 ratings
1997 Ratings: #233
September 23, 1997 / Release Date
LP / Format
Jive / Label
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This stuff is good. Best song is All the Things (Your Man Won't Do).


I listen to a podcast that discusses R&B music (called SoulBack R&B podcast btw it's great) and they went on a spree reminiscing about R&B Albums from the past decades from 92 to 09 and when they got to 97 they all sang the praises of this album.
I am familiar with Joe as a 2000's child and I Wanna Know is one of the first songs that would make me run to the radio whenever it came on. He made a fan out of me without me realizing it at the time. I ventured into this album ready for ... read more


I'm in AUS where contemporary R&B isn't as popular as elsewhere, so maybe I'm wrong, but this guy seems criminally underrated. Some of his R&B ballads are the best of the '90s and early '00s. Only R. Kelly beats Joe for me as an R&B King, but there were times throughout their careers where Joe was releasing better albums.

This is a far cry from his debut, that is incredibly new jack swing influenced, with this mainly just being R&B ballads with a couple of higher tempo tunes ... read more

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Track List

  1. All the Things (Your Man Won't Do)
  2. The Love Scene
  3. Don't Wanna Be a Player
  4. Good Girls
  5. How Soon
  6. Sanctified Girl (Can't Fight This Feeling)
  7. All That I Am
  8. No One Else Comes Close
  9. Come Around
  10. U Shoulda Told Me (U Had a Man)
  11. Love Don't Make No Sense
  12. No One Else Comes Close (Unplugged)
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Added on: November 25, 2015