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Today 05:45 PM

Higher And Higher

This Jackie Wilson classic is the most 'non-Motown' Motown record ever and still gets regular radio play here in the UK. It is well known that a lot of Motown session players featured on the recording but is there a definitive list of who actually contributed to the session. Sorry if this has been asked before.
Today 03:10 PM

J5s THE LOVE YOU SAVE Was A Doubled-Sided Hit? (& why isn't 'STOP!' in the title)

After The Jackson Five's THE LOVE YOU SAVE had peaked (#1 for two weeks June 27 to July 4, 1970 ) , but while still in the Top Ten , Billboard started posting the record as a two sided hit: THE LOVE YOU SAVE /I FOUND THAT GIRL.

Curious that the song is in its fade stage that the b-side seems to get discovered ??? I don't recall ever hearing it on the radio, but apparently in some regions, on some stations .....



I remember I FOUND THAT GIRL from buying their GREATEST HITS package, makes more sense now that it was placed on there .
Today 01:17 PM

James Brown "Collected" 3CD set (Universal NL) 6/26/2020

Description
James Brown Collected is the most comprehensive career overview of The Godfather Of Soul. From the early days on the Federal label, major hits on Federal and Polydor, and later hits on Scotti Bros, this 3CD set features hits from all periods. All songs on Collected are the original single versions.

Tracklist
[CD1]
1. Please, Please, Please *
2. Try Me *
3. Think *
4. Bewildered *
5. I Don't Mind *
6. Baby You're Right *
7. Lost Someone *
8. Night Train *
9. Prisoner Of Love *
10. Oh Baby Don't You Weep (Pt. 1) *
11. Papa's Got A Brand New Bag (Pt. 1) *
12. I Got You (I Feel Good) *
13. Ain't That A Groove (Pt. 1) *
14. It's A Man's Man's Man's World *
15. Don't Be A Dropout *
16. Bring It Up *
17. Let Yourself Go *
18. Cold Sweat (Pt. 1) *
19. I Can't Stand Myself (When You Touch Me) (Pt. 1) - With The Dapps *
20. There Was A Time (Live At The Apollo Theater) *
21. I Got The Feelin' *
22. Licking Stick - Licking Stick (Pt. 1) *
23. Say It Loud - I'm Black And I'm Proud (Pt. 1) *
24. Goodbye My Love
25. Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose
26. I Don't Want Nobody To Give Me Nothing (Open Up The Door I'll Get It Myself) (Pt. 1)

[CD2]
1. Mother Popcorn (Pt. 1)
2. World (Pt. 1)
3. Let A Man Come In And Do The Popcorn (Pt. 1)
4. Ain't It Funky Now (Pt. 1)
5. It's A New Day (Pts. 1 & 2)
6. Funky Drummer (Pt. 1)
7. Brother Rapp
8. Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine (Pt. 1)
9. Super Bad (Pts. 1 & 2) **
10. Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved (Pt. 1)
11. Soul Power (Pt. 1)
12. Escape-Ism (Pt. 1)
13. Hot Pants (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Pt. 1) **
14. Make It Funky (Pt. 1)
15. I'm A Greedy Man (Pt. 1)
16. Talkin' Loud And Saying Nothin'
17. King Heroin (Pt. 1)
18. There It Is (Pt. 1)
19. Honky Tonk (Pt. 1)
20. Get On The Good Foot (Pt. 1)
21. I Got A Bag Of My Own
22. I Got Ants In My Pants (Pt. 1) **

[CD3]
1. The Boss **
2. People Get Up And Drive Your Funky Soul **
3. Stoned To The Bone (Pt. 1)
4. The Payback (Pt. 1)
5. Woman (Pt. 1)
6. My Thang
7. Papa Don't Take No Mess
8. Get Up Offa That Thing
9. Bodyheat
10. Give Me Some Skin
11. Love Me Tender
12. It's Too Funky In Here
13. Living In America
14. Gravity
15. I'm Real
16. Static
17. The Payback Mix (Pt. 1)
18. Gimme Your Love - With Aretha Franklin
19. Can't Get Any Harder

* & The Famous Flames
** & The J.B.'s

Amazon USA
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B088T18MPD/?tag=imwan-20

Amazon UK
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B088T18MPD/?tag=imwan-21




Today 11:11 AM

What's Going On.. With the Ace/Kent (U.K.) label?

After so many wonderful collections, the next Motown offering is

https://acerecords.co.uk/the-sound-of-the-rb-hits

Has there been a change of leadership? We all know that the Motown well has not run dry.....
Today 02:59 PM

Link: Billboard American Top 40 Fifty Yrs Ago (1970) Sundays Radio Countdown Listen:

Playing now ! I thought I'd share for those interested:

Every Sunday Bob counts them down in order 11:30 to 2 PST.


hear it here:

https://www.esterobayradio.org/on-air-schedule

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