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    On a couple of recent threads regarding...

    On a couple of recent threads regarding suggestions about what Diana's latest project should be , there were lots of clever ideas about producers and album themes, but I don't remember a single ...
  2. I've stayed clear of this thread because I...

    I've stayed clear of this thread because I wasn't able to readily put my finger on any certain record I 'hated', ... disliked many , but not to that degree. Until !! , this one got mentioned . I...
  3. ...... that is to say then there are some 400...

    ...... that is to say then there are some 400 additional 'one hit wonders' whose singular Top 40 entries peaked in the lower numbers (#21-40) and therefore did not crack the Top 20.

    But I won't...
  4. I think you are right ! And with Jean in the lead...

    I think you are right ! And with Jean in the lead , I hear 'hit' in it!! From 1971 , kind of ahead of its time a couple years.
    ( is it me or is there some thing off-key in the vocals?)

    They...
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    I getcha Gary. It's hard at times to maintain...

    I getcha Gary. It's hard at times to maintain communications on sites like this. Takes time for starters and we've all got other things going on. Sorry about the phone ! I'll watch for your response...
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    Welll, I thought "oh oh" when I heard the jarring...

    Welll, I thought "oh oh" when I heard the jarring edit when Jean first starts singing , and yes I miss the galloping pace of the original, the playful guitar accompaniment , the strings, BUT , this...
  7. ---- ^ lol!!!

    ---- ^ lol!!!
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    I agree, although do we know for sure that...

    I agree, although do we know for sure that Motown would never have recorded and released their later material, but regardless glad they got to spread their wings and empower their own talents,...
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    oh good. Evan and Rhonda are busy writing songs...

    oh good. Evan and Rhonda are busy writing songs for her as we speak.:)
  10. Thread: 45 sleeves

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    it'd be interesting to learn how this decision at...

    it'd be interesting to learn how this decision at Motown was made. Most labels wanted the association of the label with the acts they represented reinforced and their distinctive sleeves proudly...
  11. the Stax story is probably my favorite . Thanks...

    the Stax story is probably my favorite . Thanks for the read !
  12. Thread: 45 sleeves

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    I'm envious that you bought that as a new single...

    I'm envious that you bought that as a new single Reese . It slipped by me then, but ever since discovering it years later, I return to it often to give it a listen because it always makes me ......
  13. I found this most interesting , along with your...

    I found this most interesting , along with your comments on each.
    So there are only five complete performances by The Supremes w/ Diana Ross to be had ?

    Are these audio only or video?
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    boy, he's really pissed she messed up his summer...

    boy, he's really pissed she messed up his summer isn't he.
  15. OK you DRATS hooligans , get back to that ...

    OK you DRATS hooligans , get back to that subforum that's designated for such petty antics! :p

    Back on topic:



    It's true , once you tap into that elusive 'hit' motherlode , mine that...
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    Wouldn't a tour require an accompanying road...

    Wouldn't a tour require an accompanying road crew, musicians , wardrobe etc. to house and transport? $$$$
    Less she sang over prerecorded tracks ....:p
  17. Contours ("Do You Love Me") Shorty Long ("Here...

    Contours ("Do You Love Me")
    Shorty Long ("Here Comes The Judge")
    Tom Clay ("What The World Needs Now Is Love")
    R. Dean Taylor ("Indiana Wants Me")
    Undisputed Truth ("Smiling Faces Sometimes")...
  18. Name The Eight TOP 20 "One Hit Wonders" On The Motown Family Of Labels

    If my count is correct (hopefully:rolleyes:) , there were eight artists from the time of Motown's inception in '59/60 up until the year 1985 that made it just one time into the Top 20 of ...
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    Hi Gary. yes , I agree ONE NIGHT STAND...

    Hi Gary. yes , I agree ONE NIGHT STAND incorporates well all the needed ingredients of the Mitchell sound. Thanks for mentioning The City, I'm enjoying it a lot , think it might've worked as a single...
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    is her husband's age a guarded secret?

    is her husband's age a guarded secret?
  21. I think when you're young and your brain is still...

    I think when you're young and your brain is still a sponge and literally everything seems fresh and stimulating , included within that hunger is the absorption of music . Music is sort of an...
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    Ha! Ha! Gary! Glad you are amused. I'll explain...

    Ha! Ha! Gary! Glad you are amused. I'll explain my poor man's comparison.

    When I worked in a record store in San Francisco in the early eighties, free tickets to events often came my way. When...
  23. Study: At a certain point in our development we become less drawn to the newer music

    In a couple of threads recently , the topic of how the latest music simply doesn't have 'it', like the wonderful music of yore did. (which --- is true! lol!)

    I was reminded of this article which...
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    Very interesting , listening to those Syl Johnson...

    Very interesting , listening to those Syl Johnson tracks. Vocally, I'd call him sort of a poor man's Al Green.

    Looks like Al Green was already at Hi and working with Willie M. when Syl came on...
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    Firstly , Hal Davis was having quite a creative...

    Firstly , Hal Davis was having quite a creative spurt about this time wasn't he.

    I'm trying to sort out just how DANCING MACHINE was released ....first as an album cut on GIT and then as the title...
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