|Set Me Free|
|Studio album by|
|Producer||Jesse Saunders, Jason Hess, Jermaine Stewart|
|Jermaine Stewart chronology|
|Singles from Set Me Free|
Set Me Free is the fifth and final album by singer Jermaine Stewart. The album was withdrawn from release by Reprise Records, but many fans have copies of it. Some copies still exist on cassette format as well the album has been remastered and shared within the fan community.
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