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    16727 Motown missed chances for hits with the...

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    Motown missed chances for hits with the following unreleased recordings: "I Should Have Known Better" (1964), "Knock On My Door" (1964), "Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers" (1963). They also...
  2. 16702 Yes, Both "I'll Keep Holding On" and...

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    Yes, Both "I'll Keep Holding On" and "Danger, Heartbreak Dead Ahead" were hits in Chicago, and L.A. -they got lots of play and charted high on WVON and WLS, and KGFJ. "Don't Mess with Bill"...
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    16622 The Darnells' "Too Hurt To Cry, and Too...

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    The Darnells' "Too Hurt To Cry, and Too Much In Love To Say Goodbye". This was HDH just trying to prove to the Spector worshipers that they could produce songs just like Phil, any time they'd...
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    16621 That's GOT to be Mike Terry. By the way,...

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    That's GOT to be Mike Terry. By the way, I don't think "Run, Run, Run" was influenced at all by Phil Spector.
  5. 16607 I can't believe the % is anywhere near...

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    I can't believe the % is anywhere near that high. I can't remember talking to an African American since early in Trump's term, who would vote for him in the coming election. I would guess...
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    16604 I want to reach 105 or so, and still be...

    16604
    I want to reach 105 or so, and still be healthy. I never really went to doctors, and so, never had to take medicine. Never missed a day of school other than for non-public religious holidays,...
  7. 16603 They played "Too Hot To Hold" for 3-4...

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    They played "Too Hot To Hold" for 3-4 weeks on WVON, but that's because Major was a local legend in Chicago. It didn't do well, at all, on the charts nationwide. They didn't play "Dark and...
  8. Thread: Band Of Gold

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    16596 No. They probably couldn't have been at...

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    No. They probably couldn't have been at EVERY session. But, if I owned and ran a recording studio, I'd make sure to be there when important sessions by important and prestigious clients like...
  9. Thread: Band Of Gold

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    16595 Why are you surprised??? It was Ralphs...

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    Why are you surprised??? It was Ralphs and Russ' OWN studio, after all!
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    16594 Wow! I missed sharing my hero, Boris...

    16594
    Wow! I missed sharing my hero, Boris Karloff's by ONE day!!!
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    16593 What? NO ENTRY for MY birthday...

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    What? NO ENTRY for MY birthday (Nov.24th)!!! I share it with Baruch Spinosa, Zachary Taylor, Dale Carnegie, Scott Joplin, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Howard Duff, John Lindsay, and William...
  12. 16592 Well, "Too Hot To Hold" WAS a Carl Davis...

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    Well, "Too Hot To Hold" WAS a Carl Davis production, written by one of his staff, Gerald Sims. It just wasn't in the sweet style of his big hits. It was more minor key driven, and more...
  13. 16591 I like this song a lot, and like ALL of...

    16591
    I like this song a lot, and like ALL of major's releases, I bought it right away, after first hearing it. However, it isn't one of my favourite songs by him, like "Phyllis", Delilah, Hey...
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    16568 Sounds like a New York - style recording....

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    Sounds like a New York - style recording. Is this from the late '70s?
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    16505 If he has committed any crimes bigger than...

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    If he has committed any crimes bigger than misdemeanors, he should not only be removed from his position as US President, but also should serve time in prison like any other citizen or...
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    16509 It is also true that Otis did NOT discover...

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    It is also true that Otis did NOT discover Dennis Edwards. Dennis had been lead singer of The Celebrities on Detroit's Boss Records in late 1964-65, In mid 1965 he was signed to Motown as a...
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    16508 The Primes were gigging, but didn't even...

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    The Primes were gigging, but didn't even have a record deal, and hadn't recorded for anyone, - so one might say (loosely) that Otis "discovered" them. David Ruffin, on the other hand, was a...
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    16507 That's a very good question. The...

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    That's a very good question. The Distants' contract with Johnnie Mae Matthews (Northern Records) was up, and their second record for her had been leased to 7-Arts' Warwick Records, and had...
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    16506 The two members who dropped out of Otis...

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    The two members who dropped out of Otis Williams' Distants were lead singer, Richard Street, and James Crawford. Richard wanted to go solo, and, more importantly, wanted to get more into...
  20. Thread: Soulful Canada

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    16501 Very nice! Did Dominic Troiono record...

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    Very nice! Did Dominic Troiono record that in Toronto and have Gene Page record the strings or do the final mixing in L.A.? Or did Gene come up to Canada to work in the session? In my...
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    16497 Thanks for that information. I always...

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    Thanks for that information. I always thought they both were the same person, because so many people misspelled both their names (switching them). Nice to know.
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    16495 Not only owning the name, but Otis had...

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    Not only owning the name, but Otis had started the group as Otis Williams and The Sibirians, in 1958, before they even changed their name to The Distants. He, himself, "allowed" Richard...
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    16496 I always was told Shirley Matthews was...

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    I always was told Shirley Matthews was from L.A. She was a young kid living there when I started university at U.C.L.A. in 1965. I always heard she was born and raised in L.A. I'm sure this...
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    16493 Certainly! Great gospel singer, and...

    16493
    Certainly! Great gospel singer, and secular Soul singer from St. Louis. I have lots of her records.
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    16492 I remember some good ones by Tobi Lark. ...

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    I remember some good ones by Tobi Lark. And I know that Marva Josie used to sing a lot in Toronto, and she lived there for a while. I don't know, for sure, if any Canadian labels recorded...
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