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    COVID caused deaths, and deaths WITH COVID...

    COVID caused deaths, and deaths WITH COVID positivity present are two different things in many cases and the way they define COVID deaths is actually quite misleading and skews the statistics... As...
  2. Thread: Oh Smokey

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    I'm pretty sure Smokey knew exactly what he was...

    I'm pretty sure Smokey knew exactly what he was saying and was putting everyone on...Still trying to figure out who Michael is... Went house by house across the street from Smokey in my mind, since I...
  3. Thread: Oh Smokey

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    Hmmm... I wonder who the father is???... I used...

    Hmmm... I wonder who the father is???... I used to live right down the street from Smokey in Detroit on Santa Barbara where it must have been... I knew mostly all the people on those two blocks???...
  4. Very soulful guy RIP... I worked as morning news...

    Very soulful guy RIP... I worked as morning news anchor at Detroit's top Country station in the early 80's WWWW... We didn't play a lot Charley Pride, because we were "Modern Country", and his style...
  5. Ready Freddie is a co-writer on that tune...

    Ready Freddie is a co-writer on that tune...
  6. [QUOTE=destruction;601074][QUOTE=StuBass1;600844]...

    LOL...Its just the story of an industry that someone has innovated and succeeded beyond their wildest dreams (Gordy and Kellogg), built an empire, imitators moved in to try to catch their lightning...
  7. [QUOTE=MIKEW-UK;600836]Stu, the only references I...

    [QUOTE=MIKEW-UK;600836]Stu, the only references I have known to Battle Creek are the connections with Johnny Bristol, Jr. Walker and Al Green and the Creations...
    Cheers Mike [quote]

    Battle...
  8. Detroit was to record companies in the 50's and...

    Detroit was to record companies in the 50's and 60's what Battle Creek was to cereal companies at the turn of the century...A entrant on virtually every street corner...
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    David Crosby is selling his music too... A lot of...

    David Crosby is selling his music too... A lot of big money catalogues... Come to think of it... with the likely incoming administration, the promise to significantly raise taxes, especially the...
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    This has been going on for some time as many...

    This has been going on for some time as many musicians, composers, and publishers have decided to cash in now and take less versus going to the mailbox for checks all the time, and investors have...
  11. Still the best version... This extend-o is...

    Still the best version... This extend-o is cool... https://youtu.be/Dza91W2DLWE
  12. Good ad...When I first heard it and knew it...

    Good ad...When I first heard it and knew it sounded familiar through the first few bars, I couldn't help but notice the familiarity of the line that actually coincided with Jamerson's bassline (I...
  13. Paul Riser is a terrific guy I got to know and...

    Paul Riser is a terrific guy I got to know and speak with a several times a few years back... He was the late L.A. studio/touring drummer Ricky Lawsons uncle... Initially, I think Berry found string...
  14. Yes Ralph...I thought when they first began...

    Yes Ralph...I thought when they first began touring they had a credible show with some legitimate artists... Remember that most of those musicians hadn't played those song in years, and when they...
  15. That Bari sax indeed became the hook on several...

    That Bari sax indeed became the hook on several of those recordings... I too was fortunate to bring groups to a couple of Funk Brothers performances here in Los Angeles during the period following...
  16. Mike Terry, along with several other terrific...

    Mike Terry, along with several other terrific musicians were an integral part of the Motown Sound... As for Funk Brothers designation...they were the core rhythm section players, while horns,...
  17. Some of the earlier Bari stuff was Beans Bowles,...

    Some of the earlier Bari stuff was Beans Bowles, but the patented Motown Bari fills were popularized by Mike Terry, and were as much a part of the "Motown Sound", almost as identifiable as those...
  18. One of the "Big Three" British female singers of...

    One of the "Big Three" British female singers of the 60's... Petula, Dusty, and Shirley...
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    Actually, Paul was my friend from the time I was...

    Actually, Paul was my friend from the time I was about 14 until the time he died... I met all the Temps and used to hang out backstage or in the dressing room back in Detroit...Melvin's closest...
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    I think Otis realized early on that he was the...

    I think Otis realized early on that he was the 5th best lead singer in the group and saw his primary role as holding down the background tenor and making the correct moves on stage, worked to make...
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    I still say this one is the "Dumbest"...All...

    I still say this one is the "Dumbest"...All things Supremes are the "Snarkiest" by definition...There WERE actually Supremes, there was not SOCIALISM in America from 1958 to 1973...
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    Could this perhaps move to the top of the Dumbest...

    Could this perhaps move to the top of the Dumbest Thread in Soulful Detroit History rankings...:D
  23. Jimmy, along with Babbitt, took over a lot of the...

    Jimmy, along with Babbitt, took over a lot of the PIR and other Philly work replacing Ronnie Baker...RIP...
  24. Actually, even some of his early upright lines...

    Actually, even some of his early upright lines like My Guy, Heatwave, and Baby Love gave us a hint of what was to come...The Precision gave him more freedom to display his heavily syncopated style,...
  25. Hey there Roger... Just noticed this thread......

    Hey there Roger... Just noticed this thread... Yes, Jamerson came along a bit later as the first significantly recognized bassist at the fledgling Motown, but before Jamerson a gentleman Clarence...
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