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GRAMMY'S GREATEST MOMENTS, VOL. 1 & 2

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How cheesy can you get? These tapes, supposedly a distillation of great musical performances from Grammy Award shows (released to ride this year's Grammy buzz), go back only as far as 1980. What's more, they include lip-synched and semi-lip-synched moments as well as live ones. Worse, the songs have been selected for no particular reason and slapped together in no particular order, musical or chronological. A few of these numbers set off sparks: Michael Jackson's limber-limbed medley of ''Man in the Mirror'' and ''The Way You Make Me Feel'' on volume 1, or Whitney Houston's shout-out of ''One Moment in Time'' from volume 2. But the good stuff among these ''great moments'' isn't worth the price of admission. ''Vol. 1'': C; ''Vol. 2'': C-

Originally posted Feb 18, 1994 Published in issue #210-211 Feb 18, 1994 Order article reprints