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Today 02:15 AM

Motowniest Non Motown Song?

What non Motown label song do you think sounds most like a Motown Song?

Covers of Motown songs don’t count

I would say Cool Jerk by the Capitols but if I remember right wasn’t it all Funk Brothers playing on it? Which to me would disqualify it

I always thought that Karma Chameleon by Boy George had a Motownesque feel to it

When the Motown sound became a phenomenon a lot of labels and artists tried to emulate it

Who do you think did it the best?
Today 03:24 PM

Peter Tork of the Monkees is Dead

Hi All: This is hot off the presses. RIP Peter. You will probably have to put this link in your browser.

http://www.cleveland19.com/2019/02/21/peter-tork-monkees-is-dead/?fbclid=IwAR2vCj3qpcfwbExqE0I0n1jInWehr46VJjGrsd5v NzFscWFBzB94EX9V0n8
Today 02:06 PM

Least Favorite Song By.......Marvin Gaye?

Plan on doing these regularly

Marvin Gaye is a master, icon, legend

There was a thread a few months ago about “do you prefer 60s Marvin or 70s Marvin?”

That is a very hard question for me to answer and the answer changes day to day

If the question is “what is your favorite Marvin Gaye song?”

That is a very hard question for me to answer and the answer changes day to day

If the question is “what is your least favorite Marvin Gaye song?”

That is a very easy answer for me and the answer is carved in stone

It’s Til Tomorrow from the Midnight Love album

I can’t stand this song and never could

Whenever I listen to the album this song is usually not on for more than ten seconds before I hit skip

On occasion I will listen to it to give it another chance.

There are other songs that I didn’t like like and out of the blue for no rhyme or reason years later it hits me “I like this now!”

Not here

Marvin is one of those “listen to sing the phone book” singers

I’d rather listen to him sing the phone book than this one

That’s mine

What’s yours?

As much as you love Marvin what song can you just not get into?

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bg72sje41gs
Today 11:30 AM

Least Favorite Song from Stevie Wonder

Since Optimal Saint hasn't done one, here's mine.

So name the ONE song you can't stand from the Wonder Man.

And...GO! :)
Today 12:16 PM

MEGATHREAD: Unreleased Motown Stuff



What's up?

I hope this is allowed. I am going to upload some unreleased Motown stuff daily (well, i am going to try it to do this daily, lol). This stuff is afaik unseen and never been uploaded before!

To kick it off, here is an unaired concert by Gladys Knight and the Pips from 1982. Enjoy!

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