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A slow jam is typically a song with an R&B-influenced melody. Slow jams are commonly R&B ballads or just downtempo songs. The term is most commonly reserved for soft-sounding songs with heavily emotional or romantic lyrical content. The common use and possible origin of this term traces back to 1983 when Solar Records group Midnight Star recorded the song "Slow Jam" on their album No Parking On The Dance Floor.

Music categories associated with slow jams are:

Asterisks (*) denote genres with variable tempo which constitute the use of dance music.

Examples of songs that are slow jams

References

External links

  • slowjammusic.com, Record label based in Europe, Germany, Berlin (Charts UK, GUS, D)
  • Kevin "Slow Jammin" James, DJ in the U.S.
  • Slow Jam Radio, radio station in the U.S.
  • Brad B Slow Jams, Brad B Slow Jams is a radio program that started in 2005 on Clear Channel KJYO Oklahoma City and is heard nationwide on the internet and select Clear Channel Stations.
  • Lisa St. Regis a D.J. in the U.S. has continuously hosted Slow Jams shows since the late 80's and can be heard on several California stations as well as Internet only stations and on Clear Channels HD2 streams broadcast locally nationwide.
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