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  1. Valerie Simpson's Genius I & II were totally...

    Valerie Simpson's Genius I & II were totally different arrangements of the same song combined on her second Tamla LP.
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    I Heard It Through the Grapevine Gladys Knight &...

    I Heard It Through the Grapevine
    Gladys Knight & the Pips, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, The Miracles, Undisputed Truth, Bobby Taylor & the Vancouvers

    Most Norman Whitfield songs had at least...
  3. Looks like our friend "Barry" Gordy found his way...

    Looks like our friend "Barry" Gordy found his way into the article.
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    That was the unstated reason behind the delayed...

    That was the unstated reason behind the delayed release of the Amazing Grace video which had an injunction issued just prior to a premiere at the 2015 Telluride Film Festival. The legal basis for the...
  5. I am probably grossly over-reacting, buy my skin...

    I am probably grossly over-reacting, buy my skin cringes whenever someone identifies Mr Gordy as "Barry Gordy". This is as much an affront to me as as the garbage peddled daily by that lying sack of...
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    The Compact Command Performance series 6xxx was...

    The Compact Command Performance series 6xxx was one of the first compilations from 1983 and 1984 that was later re-cataloged as part of the 9000 series. This series was my favorites of the...
  7. I'll Try Something New - Miracles, Sups & Tempts...

    I'll Try Something New - Miracles, Sups & Tempts

    I will build you a castle with a tower so high, it reaches the moon

    I will take you away with me as far as I can we to Venus or Mars. There we...
  8. Wikipedia reports that she later underwent...

    Wikipedia reports that she later underwent amputation of both legs as a result of pain from the trauma of the accident. She is still listed as living.
  9. Thread: Stereo LPS

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    I can't give you a conclusive answer since my...

    I can't give you a conclusive answer since my first stereo purchase was in 1965 with Temptations Sing Smokey. Motown labeled the albums as stereo, even with remasters of earlier albums. I do remember...
  10. Does anyone know if the Stax stereo masters from...

    Does anyone know if the Stax stereo masters from Atlantic's tenure of possession were lost to some type of calamity? Most of the Stax CDs were mastered in mono, with the exception of Otis Redding and...
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    Syreeta also was from Pittsburgh.

    Syreeta also was from Pittsburgh.
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    This was a very limited release, if it was...

    This was a very limited release, if it was released at all. It was supposedly available from Tower Records US along with Brenda Holloway's Every Little Bit Hurts and a few other reported rarities. I...
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    Thank you so much for posting the NYT article. l...

    Thank you so much for posting the NYT article. l was totally unaware of his passing after dealing with my own pesonal non-COVID-19 health isssues this week. My heart goes out to Marcia, Kori and Todd...
  14. I found the vinyl collection so special because...

    I found the vinyl collection so special because many of the stereo cuts were alternate mixes that differed from the stereo album cuts. Many of those mixes never appeared in CD format or were replaced...
  15. The reason Holding On had better chart numbers...

    The reason Holding On had better chart numbers than Danger was that it immediately followed Too Many Fish. Momentum!

    The most soulful performance ever by the Marvelettes was the flip side of...
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    I have strong feelings against Brits playing...

    I have strong feelings against Brits playing roles that could just as well be played by the many African American actors seeking work. This is not to say that the British actors of African descent...
  17. Both received considerable airplay in NYC. I'll...

    Both received considerable airplay in NYC. I'll Keep Holding On apparently received airplay in LA since my college roommate was just as hot on the song as I was seven years after release. I never...
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    I always think of David Rose's The Stripper when...

    I always think of David Rose's The Stripper when I hear Run, Run, Run. The two songs sound nothing alike, but Run, Run, Run has the sound of a hurried strip show. Go Figure.
  19. Let's have some context here. These are the...

    Let's have some context here. These are the people who would look the other way if that SOB shot someone dead on Fifth Avenue at high noon. Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana are all deep red states...
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    That might have been a hard one to pull off. Otis...

    That might have been a hard one to pull off. Otis indicated in his bio that the Temps hated Norman Whitfield's protest type songs. He felt these songs were moving them further from their roots.
  21. Thread: Music Programs

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    Try MP3tag: https://www.mp3tag.de/en/ I've...

    Try MP3tag: https://www.mp3tag.de/en/

    I've used this program to add individual images to songs within collections that span many albums. Hope I understood your question.
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    Black artists weren't getting their disco records...

    Black artists weren't getting their disco records played on radio. The 12" records were taken to the clubs to get the sounds out there. Non-club goers (me, included) missed out on quite a bit.
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    Remember that Clinton was impeached for lying...

    Remember that Clinton was impeached for lying about Monica Lewinski (high crimes and misdemeanors), but he wasn't removed from office. I suspect that 45 will face some form of censure, but he won't...
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    Barry White co-wrote and produced It May Be...

    Barry White co-wrote and produced It May Be Winter Outside on Felice Taylor in 1966. The arrangement and the coos were very much like the Supremes' records.

    https://youtu.be/blZTkzPUFtE
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    Had a similar experience. iTunes was immediately...

    Had a similar experience. iTunes was immediately uninstalled.
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