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    16423 I forgot Detroit's Hamilton Brothers,...

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    I forgot Detroit's Hamilton Brothers, Bob(AKA Rob Reeco), Al(AKA Al Kent), and Eugene(AKA Ronnie Savoy), who were 3 of the 5 members of The Nitecaps in 1956 and '57, who recorded for...
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    16422 The Drinkards / Drinkard Singers - with...

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    The Drinkards / Drinkard Singers - with Dionne and Dee Dee Warwick, and Cissy Houston, among other excellent singers from their extended family.

    All these were excellent, too:
    The Mills...
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    16385 I knew Cenco was just owned by Gradney. I...

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    I knew Cenco was just owned by Gradney. I thought Spry might have been co-owned by Gradney and Rene because of Gradney's use of Class Music, and the fact that Gradney had released records on...
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    16336 After listening to both versions...

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    After listening to both versions back-to-back, I can't hear a difference in the vocal. It's only the stereo vs. mono difference, and the mix- the stereo version is much cleaner, and sharper. ...
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    16335 I was probably wrong about Cenco.For Spry,...

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    I was probably wrong about Cenco.For Spry, I think he may have been a co-owner. But have no concrete evidence.

    Wasn't the guy who owned Ranwood and managed VJ's L.A. office the White guy...
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    16334 There are literally thousands you didn't...

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    There are literally thousands you didn't mention. I would die before I could finish listing them. I know literally hundreds in Chicago, L.A., New York, Detroit, each, alone. There ARE many...
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    16333 That explains it very well. And the...

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    That explains it very well. And the reason why Chess, Atlantic, and The Major National Labels who owned their own studios, didn't have remotely as many unreleased recordings as Motown is that...
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    16329 I've always liked Etta James' version...

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    I've always liked Etta James' version better. But the one you uploaded here wasn't her hit 45 version. This one was slightly different vocal, and mix, too. This one is sharper and cleaner. ...
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    Here's our own Spyder Turner singing it in 1967,...

    Here's our own Spyder Turner singing it in 1967, at his best! A classic, recorded at Ralph and Russ' Terra Shirma Studio- Great backing track by Denis Coffey and Mike Theodore & crew:
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    Here's Richie Havens' 1966 version of Gordon...

    Here's Richie Havens' 1966 version of Gordon Lightfoot's "I Can't Make It Anymore":

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KrMFJHla4k
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    Here's Ramona King's 1965 version: Did Goffin and...

    Here's Ramona King's 1965 version: Did Goffin and King ever write a bad song?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRkVHOkvOog
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    Here's Henry Alston's original version of Goffin...

    Here's Henry Alston's original version of Goffin & King's "Hey Everybody" from 1963 on Canadian Colpix, no less (Wish I had found that back in '63). Have to be satisfied with my US copy:
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    16328 I seem to be the only one here now. I...

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    I seem to be the only one here now. I hope I haven't driven everyone away by posting too much, and by posting uninteresting choices. :confused:
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    16321 He is Mickey Denton (as stated by "Lucky,...

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    He is Mickey Denton (as stated by "Lucky, Lucky, Me". Mickey came to Motown with Harry Balk, Duke Browner, The Volumes, and The Lollipops, when Balk came to Motown to run Motown's Rare Earth...
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    Here's James Ray's original from 1963 (the one I...

    Here's James Ray's original from 1963 (the one I bought):

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k68Fob0QA_k
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    Here's George Harrison's fairly recent hit ('70s?...

    Here's George Harrison's fairly recent hit ('70s? '80s? '90s? - I have no idea, and no conception of time)(anything after 1965 is fairly recent- e.g. "new" to me), "I've Got My Mind Set on You":
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    Here's Yvonne Carroll's 1963 version: ...

    Here's Yvonne Carroll's 1963 version:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQtOFrdp--o
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    Here's The Jarmels' 1961 hit, "A Little Bit of...

    Here's The Jarmels' 1961 hit, "A Little Bit of Soap":

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuUL7MEktt8
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    I wonder how many of you remember his original...

    I wonder how many of you remember his original 1962 recording of that song? I like it MUCH, MUCH more than the later, faster version:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmHBqMcHkWo
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    Here's the original label of Gino Washington's...

    Here's the original label of Gino Washington's 1964 Regional hit, "Gino Is A Coward", which was later, picked up by Ed Wingate's Ric Tic Records:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRn5gZafxFM
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    I wonder how many of you know his original 1951...

    I wonder how many of you know his original 1951 version:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRynF3nJxEM
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    Here's Tommy Edwards' big 1958 hit, "It's All In...

    Here's Tommy Edwards' big 1958 hit, "It's All In The Game:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gtizr2G_7Bk
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    Here's The Wanderers' version with a spectacular...

    Here's The Wanderers' version with a spectacular lead from Ray Pollard. By the time they released this in 1961, Townsend had his hit selling for 3 years:
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    Here's Ed Townsend's big 1958 hit, "For Your...

    Here's Ed Townsend's big 1958 hit, "For Your Love", which he wrote for Ray Pollard's Wanderers:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0eM8uS8-Ods
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    Here's Freddie Scott's slower ballad version from...

    Here's Freddie Scott's slower ballad version from late 1963:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWx1fUqhLx0
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