The Water's Too Deep
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"The Water's Too Deep" is a song performed by Jim Gilstrap, recorded in 1986. The song appeared in the Miami Vice episode "The Fix".


  • The song was recorded exclusively for Miami Vice and has not appeared on any album or as a single, making it one of the few Miami Vice songs never to see a release in any form outside of the show.
  • Gilstrap is known for performing backup vocals on many of Stevie Wonder's hits, including singing the first verse to Wonder's hit "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life".

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