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Today 01:13 AM

Songs That You Absolutely Hated.......and Still Do!

We talk a lot about songs we love, but what about the ones that just got on your @$%^^&& nerves and you hated them? Here are a few of mine:

Dead Skunk - Loudon Wainwright III

Today 12:29 AM

Lyric line(s) that make you go WOW!

I had to go for a drive this morning and I decided to burn a few cds to listen to on the way. One was Tempts vs Tops and the other was Supremes vs Marvelettes.

Today was one of those days where I listened more intently to the lyrics and was floored by some of them.

I'll Turn to Stone:
I would be like a statue in the park
Cold and alone like a man without a heart

Love Child:
Don't think that I don't need you
Don't think I don't want to please you
But no child of mine will be bearin'
The name of shame I been wearin."

Ask the Lonely:
The young and foolish laugh at love
So they run away
Confident and sure that fate
Will bring another love their way

My Whole World Ended:
How can I face tomorrow,
When yesterday is all I see?
I just don't wanna face tomorrow, if you're not sharing it with me.

Wow, some great stuff there.
What are some of your picks?
Today 12:41 AM

Your 5 Favorite Songs by The Miracles

What are you 5 favorite songs by The Miracles? Mine are:

Bad Girl
Baby, Baby Don't Cry
Who's Gonna Take the Blame
Do It Baby
Track of My Tears
Yesterday 08:44 PM

Martha Reeves & Vandellas Unreleased Masters

Back in February 2016, senior member mysterysinger posted a thread about a CD he has (which was not of the best quality but nevertheless interesting) and listed the songs that appeared on it. I went through the Don't Forget the Motor City compendium to see if every one ultimately showed up. He listed 21 songs total and I determined from the Lost & Found Hip O Select Spellbound release that 15 of them appeared in that. However, there are 6 others that did not appear in that and are not included in the DFTMC compendium.

The 6 songs are:

I'm Gonna See For Myself
He'll Hurt You So
I'm So Glad You Belong To Me
The Love I Feel for You
Joy
I Love the Way He Loves Me

Does anyone know if any of these 6 above appear elsewhere? I'd like to listen to them.

Thanks for any help you can provide.
Yesterday 09:49 PM

Who Needs an Unsung episode?

First post but Long time lurker here.

Who do you think needs an unsung episode?

I have many candidates:

There are some big names here but if The O'jays, Spinners, both lead singers of the Temptations and Otis Redding are Unsung then anyone could be

Joe Simon
Jr Walker & the All Stars
War
Joe Tex
Mandrill
Osibisa
Main Ingredient
Paul Kelly

Meters
Syl Johnson
New Birth
Booker T & the MGs
Ann Peeples
OV Wright
Solomon Burke
Slave
Chairmen of the Board (or Invictus-Hot Wax as a whole, labels owned by HDH after they left Motown, acts include the Chairmen, Freda Payne, Honey Cone, Flaming Ember)
Archie Bell and the Drells
LaBelle/Patti Labelle
Rufus/Chaka Khan
Johnny "Guitar" Watson
Average White Band
Post Diana Supremes
Post Smokey Miracles
Post Motown Four Tops
Willie Hutch
Johnny Bristol
The Trammps
Tony! Tone! Toni!
Curtis Mayfield
Betty Wright
Bettye Lavette
Rufus Thomas
Carla Thomas
Irma Thomas
Sam & Dave
Candi Staton
Clarence Carter

If we're doing Unsung Hollywood:

227
Amen
The Wiz
Five Heartbeats/Robert Townsend
Leon
Good Times
Frank's Place/Tim Reid
Yesterday 05:02 PM

Bonnie Pointer ‎- Bonnie Pointer (aka The Purple Album)

This was Bonnie's second Motown album released in 1979. It contained mostly upbeat covers of classic Motown hits from the 60s, but the one original song on the album was the absolute standout for me. "Deep Inside My Soul" the fourth song on this collection should have been a single. I have never heard her sound this great. Check it out:

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