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    You probably have forgotten, that it was a...

    You probably have forgotten, that it was a single, released in the UK (TMG 836).

    I know it was edited for the single, and I still consider it to be at least as good as the version by Diana.
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  2. It's the first time I've heard this track by...

    It's the first time I've heard this track by anyone other than Mary. It's a beautiful song, I've no idea who wrote it, and it's rather sad that Mary's version has not been released on CD (if it has,...
  3. I think one of my first 12" was The Jacksons with...

    I think one of my first 12" was The Jacksons with "Enjoy yourself" but then came along Donna Summer with "I feel love" and "Down Deep Inside", which was a US import, so it played slower than ours at...
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    Last year, when Martha (and the Vandellas) were...

    Last year, when Martha (and the Vandellas) were in the UK, she sang this - the first time I've ever heard her perform this (it's always, always been my favourite all of their records).

    Her...
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    Interestingly, this LP was played by me far more...

    Interestingly, this LP was played by me far more times than Touch Me In The Morning (I didn't care for 'save the children / brown baby' for example - I just thought they were painfully dull).

    I...
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    Marv Thanks for finding and posting this one....

    Marv

    Thanks for finding and posting this one. Naturally, the song wasn't the best - but Jean's voice is unmistakeable - and destined to much better things.

    As others have mentioned, Jean was...
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    Thanks for posting this BayouMotownMan - Syreeta...

    Thanks for posting this BayouMotownMan - Syreeta had such an amazing talent for her songwriting work, and a beautiful voice - matched by her beauty as a person.

    It's so hard to believe she's been...
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    New ways ...

    I remember buying this LP many years ago, and the opening track "together we can make such sweet music" I'm sure was also featured on a free floppy disc given out with Motown Chartbusters Volume 5....
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    Sales

    Marv and Luke

    I only have repeated information that I've seen. I agree that 'Upside down' was a huge seller, but perhaps the list ended before that particular release. I do find it hard to believe...
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    As at least one other has commented "don't...

    As at least one other has commented "don't believe these figures" - and neither do I. But I'm not involved in marketing, sales or indeed have ever had any financial dealings with Motown, or any of...
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    I like very much the J5 version, but it's nothing...

    I like very much the J5 version, but it's nothing like the original. Of all the Supremes tracks (the many thousands of them) - this one is my favourite. I was really pleased when one of the three...
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    I think Boogiedown's comments about "Midnight...

    I think Boogiedown's comments about "Midnight love affair" are good - for me, this is the track which made me become aware of Carol Douglas. I bought an LP in the Netherlands, which had this track on...
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    I remember buying "The Magnificent Seven" on...

    I remember buying "The Magnificent Seven" on vinyl when released originally. I've always thought that this LP was rather very good. The "Return" contained some excellent tracks, but not, in my...
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    I bought most of the Marginal CD (I believe that...

    I bought most of the Marginal CD (I believe that man who released the disc was Belgian). Interestingly, the Marginal CD (some of them at least) are available again from Germany this time.

    My...
  15. I've never seen this clip before - so sincere...

    I've never seen this clip before - so sincere thanks for finding it blackguy69.

    What I really like about this clip, is that they were singing it live. I disagree totally that Mary's voice is...
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    Delivered

    Mine has arrived - I bought direct from Cherry Red.
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    Grape - that's really impressive - some of those...

    Grape - that's really impressive - some of those images I've never seen before, or even realised that they have been issued on CD.

    Your collection of CD (and vinyl) must be absolutely amazing -...
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    I too used to listen to Radio Luxembourg, and...

    I too used to listen to Radio Luxembourg, and have been to Luxembourg many times over the years. I remember when 'The Motown Story' was released, and they were a number of these given as prizes, if...
  19. It's an interesting collection - the usual tracks...

    It's an interesting collection - the usual tracks are included that we would expect, but there are some others, which may have been number one on a chart somewhere in the world (such as T.G....
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    I must admit, I always buy German cars (or just...

    I must admit, I always buy German cars (or just occasionally a Japanese one). You can't go wrong with German ones - I've had BMW, Audi and VW in the past. I'd choose a Passat (well, if I was going to...
  21. I probably heard the track when I bought "Diana...

    I probably heard the track when I bought "Diana Ross + The Supremes Greatest Hits Volume 2". I didn't know many of the tracks at all, but always liked 'Some things you never get used to' because it...
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    David I too share the problem which you have...

    David

    I too share the problem which you have raised. About two months' ago, I was looking for a new car - either Mercedes Benz, Audi or BMW. Most now are being manufactured without a CD player,...
  23. Isn't it strange how we all vary so much. I...

    Isn't it strange how we all vary so much. I really loved 'Cream of the crop' and to a slightly lesser extent 'Let the sunshine in', whereas 'More Hits' and 'Supremes sing Motown' were never my...
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    I'd agree that HDH were not only the most...

    I'd agree that HDH were not only the most prolific producers, but I'm sure without them, the name 'Motown' would not be known the world over.

    However, I suspect that my favourite producer will be...
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    Thanks for letting everyone know about this...

    Thanks for letting everyone know about this forthcoming release. Cherry Red release some superb packages, and this is yet another one. I've pre-ordered mine - I've always thought Jr Walker's post...
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