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  1. Don was a very astute businessman, however,...

    Don was a very astute businessman, however, throughout his career, he was known to fly off the handle at the drop of a hat quite regularly... Obviously the brain pathology likely played a role in...
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    Berry's brother Roberts son...Berry's nephew...

    Berry's brother Roberts son...Berry's nephew...
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    BJ used to record at the American Sound Studios...

    BJ used to record at the American Sound Studios with The Memphis Boys rhythm section and The Memphis Horns... RIP...
  4. Poor Q...Can't finish a sentence without the word...

    Poor Q...Can't finish a sentence without the word "M-'F**ker... Asked about his greatest innovation, his response is "Everything I've done"... Claims he KNOWS Sam Giancana had JFK killed... If he...
  5. [QUOTE=smallworld;631667]Thankfully, that's not...

    [QUOTE=smallworld;631667]Thankfully, that's not the historian way.

    Quincy hardly fits my definition of an "historian"... These days, he's more like a bitter old man seeking attention with...
  6. Who really knows about these rumors, etc,...

    Who really knows about these rumors, etc, however, Etta James, despite her musical legacy was addicted to heroin for much of her adult life, including virtually the entire 60's, as well as arrests...
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    Roger Hawkins credited Pickett for that part......

    Roger Hawkins credited Pickett for that part... Said Wilson beat the grove on his leg with his hand and they immediately went and cut the track based on that pattern... Also, the drum part on Paul...
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    A great Swamper... RIP

    A great Swamper... RIP
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    True that trumpeters and trombonists represent a...

    True that trumpeters and trombonists represent a somewhat disproportionate share of arrangers, particularly in popular music where rhythm arrangements are often worked out by the players, songwriters...
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    Hey there FC...Hope all is well... Yes, I'm...

    Hey there FC...Hope all is well... Yes, I'm unaware of any other Motown projects Chet worked on. Obviously brought into the WGO project at VanDePitte's recommend, as Dave too had played trombone in...
  11. I don't know if this still holds true, but Johnny...

    I don't know if this still holds true, but Johnny Rivers told me a few years ago that his version of Baby I Need Your Lovin was the biggest selling Motown cover by a White Artist...
  12. It's about the current trend for publishers,...

    It's about the current trend for publishers, artists, and composers to sell off their royalties for money today while the conglomerates collect the money for that property in virtual perpetuity......
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    Maybe I can help here. I've had the pleasure of...

    Maybe I can help here. I've had the pleasure of knowing Ivy for many years and have also been a Facebook friend more recently. As of late, Ivy generally deflects questions about his music to...
  14. LOL... I never realized that Sullivan allowed lip...

    LOL... I never realized that Sullivan allowed lip syncing on his show...Perhaps an exception for big production numbers...And Carol Kaye could have flown to New York and played that recording...
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    Early on, the musicians were working for peanuts...

    Early on, the musicians were working for peanuts and depended on their commercial work and club dates to supplement their income... As the company became successful after the mid 60's, some of the...
  16. I recall Joe Messina who worked with them ALL at...

    I recall Joe Messina who worked with them ALL at Motown once mentioned to me that Valerie Simpson was perhaps his personal favorite...
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    This could have been a Four Tops release... ...

    This could have been a Four Tops release... Penned by Popcorn Wiley, Tony Hester, and legendary Luther Dixon... Detroit/Motown connections could explain it... https://youtu.be/KO0Zba2Y5Uw
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    I played on that, not Jamerson LOL :D

    I played on that, not Jamerson LOL :D
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    In the late 70's, when I was with The Strides,...

    In the late 70's, when I was with The Strides, our new managers from a newly formed company asked me to work with a girl group they had just formed, consisting of Jackie Wilsons two daughters...
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    There was some confusion as to when Paul was...

    There was some confusion as to when Paul was officially out of the group, as opposed to believing that as his health improved he would be able to rejoin the group. I lost contact with Paul in the...
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    Hey Jai ...

    Hey Jai ...
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    Can't recall an opening act...Me and my buddy...

    Can't recall an opening act...Me and my buddy Mark were hanging out in the dressing room prior to the first show and then standing with the group in their prayer circle prior to the show just outside...
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    Briefly, I don't recall that entire conversation...

    Briefly, I don't recall that entire conversation or what prompted me to bring up Ruffin...Just as I interpreted him saying that Ruffin got a way too big for his britches...I was walking through Biffs...
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    As a side note. I happened upon Paul shortly...

    As a side note. I happened upon Paul shortly before his tragic death and had lunch with him [[it was apparently breakfast time for him). I hadn't seen him in some time and he sadly looked not good,...
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    Paul was a baritone while Ruffin was a tenor......

    Paul was a baritone while Ruffin was a tenor... Ruffin had the ability to make that vocal "stretch" that Motown producers liked to record...
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