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  1. I’m 100% with you - every word. I’d give a kidney...

    I’m 100% with you - every word. I’d give a kidney to Donald Trump for a video of Ross afterwards.
  2. dont Worry about reposting - you bring a lot of...

    dont Worry about reposting - you bring a lot of great stuff here and there’s no way to remember it all. This IS a clearer recording.
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    Sup and others: I was inspired by Toms post about...

    Sup and others: I was inspired by Toms post about never fully watching TCB and Realized it had been years since I have done that. So I did it. And now I see what everyone is saying: it DOES look like...
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    Mary looks great and sounds great. I know very...

    Mary looks great and sounds great. I know very little about NYC TV, but I DO know that this interview was not because The Carlyle begged for publicity because of poor ticket sales which us normally...
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    I loved the album except the snore it’s your move...

    I loved the album except the snore it’s your move and the banal, phoned in rescue me - the worst cover of any song ever. I think Touch by Touch should have followed missing you and then nobody makes...
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    Mad Que Nada was in the pantsuit medley,...

    Mad Que Nada was in the pantsuit medley, lovelight preceeded come see about me, funny girl was intended for the symphony medley spot.
  7. Mary Opens 2 Week Gig @ The Carlyle TOMORROW May 28

    due to mammoth solo-out success of her previous engagement, Mary is back for Double the shows at the best venue ever to see her show. It’s expensive, yes, but the food is yum and definitely she’s at...
  8. I remember those gowns now and Mary looked like a...

    I remember those gowns now and Mary looked like a million in hers in person - but they are trampled. Cindy’s was a poor color choice - I just can’t understand why their wardrobe became such a...
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    Well that proves nothing one way it the other....

    Well that proves nothing one way it the other. Mary us asking her if she thinks she CAN do it - like she’d already been asked - not if she WOULD do it as a request from Mary. It’s all in her books.
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    Bob Hope ‘69. Just weak and dull hollywood...

    Bob Hope ‘69. Just weak and dull
    hollywood Palace Oct 69 opening
    EdvSulliva Funny Girl
    JMC Tom Jones hideous pantsuits, absurd staging, bad hair
    JMC FLip Wilson - Time To Break Down
    SMC Johnny...
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    I. Too, dreaded Respect - I played that 45 to a...

    I. Too, dreaded Respect - I played that 45 to a thin, light grey plastic disc. To my surprise, I was fine with all of it and still am today and actually like it. I wish I could plug into her I Love...
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    They are straight as an arrow. I read an...

    They are straight as an arrow. I read an interview with Gil Askey who spoke about Mary’s incessant tardiness to rehearsals and that Diana could learn a routine or song by the time Mary showed up....
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    ‘I agree with you that Diana, like all singers,...

    ‘I agree with you that Diana, like all singers, needed the correct material. There’s 100s of stories to support this: Aretha at Columbia for example. But you have to have someone invested in your...
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    ‘I doubt very much Mary’s demands would have...

    ‘I doubt very much Mary’s demands would have meant anything to Gordy in any year. He had no interest in her as a singer and hated her work ethic. She wasn’t even allowed to sing lead when Jean was...
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    Diana’s comfort level? Berry Gordy decided 5...

    Diana’s comfort level? Berry Gordy decided 5 years earlier that Diana would be the sole lead singer and all agreed. There was no reason for any of The Supremes to feel any kind of way about leads as...
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    Mary couldn’t because her agenda was different....

    Mary couldn’t because her agenda was different. Otis maintained the group first and never let his ego and quest for stardom interfere with group politics. Mary wanted to sing lead and follow in...
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    If you add up the minutes, I think you’ll find...

    If you add up the minutes, I think you’ll find parity between Ross and The Tempts.
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    I don’t see it that way at all. DR was not on any...

    I don’t see it that way at all. DR was not on any longer than The Tempts who were given quite a showcase for Dennis. They had plenty of costume changes, Paul’s magnificent solo, the many ensemble...
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    I presume the goal was to present the finest TV...

    I presume the goal was to present the finest TV special possible and that offstage morale was a secondary, if any, consideration. The special was a ratings and critical smash, the album went to #1...
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    i think the song is more powerful presented as a...

    i think the song is more powerful presented as a solo Diana Ross number, and, as such, would naturally have bg vocals - who they belong to doesn’t matter to me. Have M and C standing behind her...
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    I’m certain that those hiccups are from nerves...

    I’m certain that those hiccups are from nerves trying to grab breath to a poorly trained vocalist’s lungs. I’ve seen that before in my younger days as a very amateur singer/actor and how it was...
  22. My ears tell me that every Meet The Supremes...

    My ears tell me that every Meet The Supremes single git the A side wrong except Buttered Popcorn. In ‘61, He’s !7 might have hit. Maybe a Baby Dont Go. Time Changes Things and You Bring Back Memories...
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    I have a lot of fave moments: the opening in...

    I have a lot of fave moments: the opening in green swirls, the way you do the things you do, for once in my life, respect, the impossible dream - a killer as ran ran said, but, above all, I love the...
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    All three look good, but Mary looks like ten...

    All three look good, but Mary looks like ten billion dollars......wowza!

    It IS a shame Lynda split as she had a ton of talent.

    The group had only gone a year without a top 20 hit when Jean...
  25. I listened to it for the first time in years...

    I listened to it for the first time in years today and it’s better than I recall and I agree: it does sound good-light to me. Glad I gave it a new chance
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