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    ^144 you bring up a very valid point. We've all...

    ^144 you bring up a very valid point. We've all been guilty of egging on (and sometime even engaging) in inappropriate behavior.

    I think all of us should step back, exhale and refocus ourselves...
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    i don't know. i do agree that with more tv...

    i don't know. i do agree that with more tv promotion, it could have done better.

    But i still think the dreamy waltz atmosphere of the song is just not that exciting. The supremes debuted with...
  3. it was an interesting combo - Diana and Gene. ...

    it was an interesting combo - Diana and Gene.

    i will give him credit though for having 1 POV that certainly is justifiable. His view is that this is a BUSINESS and nothing is promised for...
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    while i like you're idea of Touch segueing from...

    while i like you're idea of Touch segueing from Bridge, wanted to repost something from another Touch discussion

    There's the Touch dj interview version of the LP and the girls discuss the overall...
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    sorry - i might not have been clear on this. I...

    sorry - i might not have been clear on this. I don't think motown was "super duper neg" on Mary leads. But i think they did intend the Supremes to have 1 primary lead singer for the majority of the...
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    i wonder if Motown was the one that wasn't...

    i wonder if Motown was the one that wasn't wanting a full Mary lead on the lp and figured a duet would at least keep Jean's voice on it, which was familiar to the public.
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    some of the Reflections tracks weren't completed...

    some of the Reflections tracks weren't completed by Aug 67. Sure the title track was but Forever wasn't. nor were Ode to Billie, Up Up Away, I'm gonna make it.

    I don't know that there was...
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    Times Sq is a chaotic tourist mess. as contrived...

    Times Sq is a chaotic tourist mess. as contrived as Vegas
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    seriously? while i get it that they didn't have...

    seriously? while i get it that they didn't have 20 or 24 top hits so that the album was solely made up of #1, it had 10 number one hits on it plus 4 more top 40 hits. in the end it was a #1 release...
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    according to Wikipedia it sold well over 6m. ...

    according to Wikipedia it sold well over 6m. plus there was a single disc version released internationally
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    actually she did work with Perry. she brought...

    actually she did work with Perry. she brought him in and he handled the single mix of of So Close.

    also Perry had begun work on the follow up album to Baby It's Me but because the songs weren't...
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    16420 here's the pic of the dress mary had...

    16420 here's the pic of the dress mary had commissioned
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    i think Touch had a few problems going for it: ...

    i think Touch had a few problems going for it:

    1. Mary's voice wasn't immediately familiar to the general public. other than Can't Take My Eyes duet on Together and a couple lines on Bridge Over...
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    the section of High Street was amazing. such...

    the section of High Street was amazing. such cool record stores, funky dive bars like Mean Mr Mustards, High Energy, North Hidelburg and S Hidelburg

    i believe now the entire area has been...
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    my guess is that the Greatest Hits lp was...

    my guess is that the Greatest Hits lp was compiled to be ONLY songs by HDH. and let's face it, Breathtaking is a cute little song but did nothing for the group's sales figures. all of the hits were...
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    even if she was drunk what's the difference? 1)...

    even if she was drunk what's the difference? 1) she was of legal age 2) she consented to the alcohol and 3) alcohol isn't an illegal substance such as pot or coke.

    Marvin had long acknowledged...
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    actually HDH have been on record saying that...

    actually HDH have been on record saying that Diana was an amazing pro in the studio. she was prepared, knew her material and did most of the songs in just a take or two. Sure there are some songs...
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    yes and yes the strings are gorgeous on this...

    yes and yes

    the strings are gorgeous on this record. perfection

    and correct, this wasn't planned as a Farewell record. it's simply a coincidence between the breakup of the group and the...
  19. ^agreed - it seems a bit distasteful for EJ to be...

    ^agreed - it seems a bit distasteful for EJ to be digging too much into this. it's not as if he needs to ignite publicity for himself. in a case like this, he should probably have simply moved on
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    the whole situation is a truly fascinating...

    the whole situation is a truly fascinating component of the overall Motown story

    on one side you have HDH who did write many of the major hits of the era. They were obviously key figures in the...
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    oh those were the best! there were a bunch of...

    oh those were the best! there were a bunch of little shops and the ideal time to go was right at the end of semester - when kids were selling things back. Magnolia Thunderpussy (yes it's actual...
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    as for studio versions, there's the tambourine...

    as for studio versions, there's the tambourine one, the non-tam one and then the L&F one. plus a more recently mixed version on #1.

    any other studio versions?

    Live (w DMC) - i think we only...
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    i believe the instrument making the pounding...

    i believe the instrument making the pounding piano sound is.... a piano lol ;)
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    was she also on I Guess I'll Miss The Man? ...

    was she also on I Guess I'll Miss The Man? there's basically no known studio dates for that one. The show premiered on Broadway in Oct 72 and the girls released their single in Sept. So i'm...
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    it's an excellent record. my fav version is the...

    it's an excellent record. my fav version is the one with the tambourine intro. i love the intro and think the mix is the best. the more common one has the bgs mixed a bit too far back. and the...
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