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    I remember reading, (no crap!) about 30 years ago...

    I remember reading, (no crap!) about 30 years ago the top 5 selling copies sold singles were:
    Someday We'll Be Together
    Love Child
    Baby Love
    Stoned Love
    Come See About Me
  2. Everybody's Got The Right To Love always reminded...

    Everybody's Got The Right To Love always reminded me of In and Out of Love. I always liked Everybody's...both the released and alt. vers. Loved the guitar flourishes...In and Out of Love is the only...
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    if you didn't tell me it was Cal....I would have...

    if you didn't tell me it was Cal....I would have thought it was Cindy! great pic
  4. Cindy was definitely not a powerhouse....the best...

    Cindy was definitely not a powerhouse....the best description of her voice I've ever heard is "Honey toned" ...she blended well, and her stage presence and look matched her sounded...she had a...
  5. Jean was fine the way she was....she was Jean....

    Jean was fine the way she was....she was Jean. She had a nice run the first 2 years. She most likely wasn't happy being a road act.

    I think some folks are missing the point that they didn't want...
  6. Lest we forget the still almighty 45 RPM...

    Lest we forget the still almighty 45 RPM jukebox...my neighborhood mixed age bar had Gettin' Ready For Love in the jukebox, and it was played often....years later...Piece's of Ice....which I played 4...
  7. I liked this song more years ago....this is a...

    I liked this song more years ago....this is a nice refreshing mix. Dennis Coffey on guitars???

    I don't think it would have made for a hit single in its time... Shine On Me was already regulated to...
  8. I heard EGTRTL and I'm Still Waiting so much on...

    I heard EGTRTL and I'm Still Waiting so much on WABC, it wasn't till the internet age I discovered both were not top 10 records....heard Remember Me and Last Time I Saw Him a fair amount and the 2...
  9. the article is basically a nice one, and calls...

    the article is basically a nice one, and calls attention to the heralds of what was released.... the group population mix up is unforgivable in a published article. Facts should be checked.
    The...
  10. the Bette Midler version is a lot slower than the...

    the Bette Midler version is a lot slower than the original by Bobby Freeman. Bette's is at a tempo similar to the Mama's and Papa's 1966 version from their debut LP (with the famous cover shot of...
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    different producers, different expectations...

    different producers, different expectations different results from the beginning....

    could Smokey have handled or attempted the performance of LOVELIGHT or Run Run Run? I think the closest he...
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    I've seen that LP/CD many times over the years,...

    I've seen that LP/CD many times over the years, and not being a fan of holiday music ignored it....

    This is a great version of JBR....holiday songs tend to constantly be recycled and become...
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    the only other cover of Come Together other than...

    the only other cover of Come Together other than DR's I like is Ike and Tina Turners.
    Tina baked those rock standards....I Want To Take You Higher, Honky Tonk Woman, Get Back...Ike's band was tight...
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    Diana certainly could get through complicated HDH...

    Diana certainly could get through complicated HDH material easily and quickly... she has a reputation for being prompt and prepared....in addition to being a very hard worker. I don't think its a...
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    I suppose Rogers and Hart was the biggest seller...

    I suppose Rogers and Hart was the biggest seller of the tribute/specialty LPs? I seemed to be available everywhere well into the early 70's....while CW&P, Liverpool and Sam Cooke were never available...
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    I am not a MR&V expert....I have the purple...

    I am not a MR&V expert....I have the purple Anthology 2 LP set (and Heat Wave/Dance Party CD) this was the only song on the 4th side I remember liking as much as everything on the 1st 3 sides....I...
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    The Long and Winding Road sounds like it would...

    The Long and Winding Road sounds like it would fit nicely into Baby Its Me....its one of my fav DR cuts.....
    DR's Come Together jumps and pulses....its got life. Much better than the dismal New Ways...
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    sounds like it should have been on Everything is...

    sounds like it should have been on Everything is Everything...mediocre cut.

    I happen to like IT'S MY HOUSE...it's laid back and snappy at the same time...lots of AM airplay in NYC
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    I believe your eye's are fine...I tried to find...

    I believe your eye's are fine...I tried to find it after reading your header...Gone.
    Perhaps someone made a snarky comment and it was decided to remove the thread
  20. Thread: Farewell LP

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    I'll pick apart the entire LP again...(sorry I...

    I'll pick apart the entire LP again...(sorry I already did that) I love the comment suggesting a medley of 3 pre WDOLG? singles....and they were 3 excellent choices.

    singing Lovelight would have...
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    I enjoyed that....a lot! thank you... it didn't...

    I enjoyed that....a lot! thank you...
    it didn't turn out very nice for Ian Levine and many of the acts (107 as he said seems a bit high!) he tried to reintroduce to the listening...
  22. always liked this song....WABC played it...

    always liked this song....WABC played it heavily....said it in another forum, and I repeat here: I heard both this and I'm Still Waiting VERY often on car radio. Didn't realize til the internet age...
  23. Thread: Farewell LP

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    I was very excited to get this LP...a friend got...

    I was very excited to get this LP...a friend got it 2 weeks before me, I couldn't find it! I was in 5h grade, and DRATS meant the world to me....at the time, I loved it. At the time, I loved...
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    Diana is a rarity in that she is able to maintain...

    Diana is a rarity in that she is able to maintain superstar status for what seems like eternity....despite recording choice setbacks, spotty sales and some unappealing public moments....she's had the...
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    OK...I'll go back on track with the topic. I...

    OK...I'll go back on track with the topic.
    I think if Florence lived she would have (provided she sobered up and had proper guidance and management) gradually etched out an entertainment career...
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