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  1. Hardly a topic for this forum. Don’t go there.

    Hardly a topic for this forum. Don’t go there.
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    Here’s an excellent tribute to Georgian...

    Here’s an excellent tribute to Georgian Dobbins-Davis from Rolling Stone:

    https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/georgia-dobbins-marvelettes-please-mr-postman-dead-1064911/
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    Maybe it’s wishful thinking, but the background...

    Maybe it’s wishful thinking, but the background vocals on the Supremes’ “Any Girl In Love” sound somewhat different from those on Kim Weston’s. I swear I hear at least Florence.
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    Outstanding recording! Undoubtedly some of the...

    Outstanding recording! Undoubtedly some of the Funk Brothers are on that track.
  5. Thanks for the heads up Motown Eddie. So glad...

    Thanks for the heads up Motown Eddie. So glad he’s back; now I can bookmark him again!
  6. I do like the Underdogs’ version and Chris...

    I do like the Underdogs’ version and Chris Clark’s too but for me the Seatbelts take the prize!
  7. Turning an H-D-H composition into a smokin’ rock performance

    https://youtu.be/yYobRkxe1l4
  8. For those who may be new to the forum, this is...

    For those who may be new to the forum, this is one of the late John Perrone’s remixes. Known on YouTube as “mosogotam” (MOtownSOulGOrdyTAMla) and on the radio (WOMR) as “Midnight Johnny,” John...
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    My apologies for assuming so, robb_k. I love...

    My apologies for assuming so, robb_k. I love reading those wonderfully analytical reviews and miss them very much. But the last one was on March 23, 2019. You’ve given me hope that more will...
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    Check out Motown Junkies’ discussion of “Every...

    Check out Motown Junkies’ discussion of “Every Little Bit Hurts.” I seem to remember more is said about Barbara Wilson.
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    It was discussed on the (unfortunately)...

    It was discussed on the (unfortunately) now-defunct “Motown Junkies” site when Nixon reviewed “Every Little Bit Hurts” and mentioned in at least one obituary for Frank Wilson.
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    I read that the original version of “Every Little...

    I read that the original version of “Every Little Bit Hurts” was not done by Brenda but rather by Barbara Dedmon Wilson, producer Frank Wilson’s wife. If this is the case their voices were similar...
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    No doubt about it gman! Her ad-libbed imitation...

    No doubt about it gman! Her ad-libbed imitation of Mae West at the end of the song is brilliant!
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    Your Favorite “My Guy"

    Quite a few people (e.g., Supremes, Pet Clark, Sister Sledge) have covered Mary Wells’ smash “My Guy” but has anyone come close to equaling her version? IMO, a very young Aretha Franklin did. What...
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    First time you heard the Supremes on the radio? ...

    First time you heard the Supremes on the radio? November, 1963 ("...Lovelight...")
    First time you saw them on television? Ed Sullivan Show (12/64)
    First single you owned? "...Lovelight..."...
  16. You’re welcome marv2!

    You’re welcome marv2!
  17. marv2, have you heard Sharon Jones & The...

    marv2, have you heard Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings' version of “Giving Up”? It’s a very faithful cover. Here it is:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3onr9hAVXKA
  18. One of my favorites is “Giving Up” which Van...

    One of my favorites is “Giving Up” which Van McCoy wrote and produced on Gladys and the Pips in 1964.
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    Thanks for posting this marv2. I’m surprised...

    Thanks for posting this marv2. I’m surprised that nothing was said about how the song's title went from “Stone Love” to “Stoned Love.” If it hadn’t changed, the Supremes may have performed it...
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    You’re right about “Good Man,”...

    You’re right about “Good Man,” WaitingWatchingLookingForAChance. It is very funky and not classic Motown yet written/composed by Smokey Robinson/Al Cleveland!
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    Thanks marv2

    Thanks marv2
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    He’s The One I Love - Tammi Terrell

    I just listened to this production for the first time. It’s much different from Mary Well’s version but very good in its own right. My question concerns the backing singers. They don’t sound at...
  23. Great Motown-inspired tune from ’66 (#63 pop, #7...

    Great Motown-inspired tune from ’66 (#63 pop, #7 r&b). Good to hear it again. Thanks marv2!
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    My first Supremes’ 45 rpm purchase was “When The...

    My first Supremes’ 45 rpm purchase was “When The Lovelight Starts Shining...” in late ’63. Still diggin’ the Motown sound!
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    “Ain’t That Peculiar” and “One More Heartache” by...

    “Ain’t That Peculiar” and “One More Heartache” by Marvin.
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