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Re: MOTOWN
« Reply #120 on: December 01, 2011, 12:20:31 AM »

Spotlight on Sam Cooke y'all
he wrote the soul book y'all
singing Nothing Can Change This Love...

"Nothing Can Change This Love" - Sam Cooke

...ohh yeah! Ohhh yeah!...


Cheers, Strawberry Field!!
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« Reply #121 on: December 01, 2011, 12:30:06 AM »

Cheers, Strawberry Field!!


Great choices Strawberry Field! What about JACKIE WILSON?

Jackie Wilson performing Higher And Higher
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« Reply #122 on: December 01, 2011, 12:46:55 AM »

Cheers, Strawberry Field!!


 Thanks. I LOVE Sam Cooke - and that record particularly is absolutely amazing.
Some more Sam (live!):
Sam Cooke - Twisting The Night Away - Live At The Harlem Square Club, 1963


Sam Cooke - Try a Little Tenderness, For Sentimental Reasons, You Send Me


..."Sam Cooke's yours...he'll never grow old."
Sam Cooke - Soul
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« Reply #123 on: December 01, 2011, 12:55:05 AM »

Great choices Strawberry Field! What about JACKIE WILSON?

Jackie Wilson performing Higher And Higher


Jackie Wilson is da man.
In fact: Top 5 Male Soul singers (IMO)-
1. Sam Cooke
2. Marvin Gaye
3. Jackie Wilson
4. Otis Redding
5. Smokey Robinson
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« Reply #124 on: December 01, 2011, 01:00:48 AM »

Jackie Wilson is da man.
In fact: Top 5 Male Soul singers (IMO)-
1. Sam Cooke
2. Marvin Gaye
3. Jackie Wilson
4. Otis Redding
5. Smokey Robinson



Yes!  When Smokey sings...


Smokey Robinson and The Miracles - Ooo Baby Baby (Ready Steady Go - 1965)


Mistakes I know I've made a few
But I'm only human
You've made mistakes too
I'm cryin'!
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« Reply #125 on: December 01, 2011, 01:43:07 AM »

Yes!  When Smokey sings...


Smokey Robinson and The Miracles - Ooo Baby Baby (Ready Steady Go - 1965)

Mistakes I know I've made a few
But I'm only human
You've made mistakes too
I'm cryin'!



Ahh, you have my favorite Smokey Robinson & The Miracles song there.
I also really like this underrated gem of theirs:
The Miracles "If You Can Want"
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« Reply #126 on: December 01, 2011, 03:42:53 AM »

Smokey Robinson and The Miracles - Ooo Baby Baby[/url]

Mistakes I know I've made a few
But I'm only human
You've made mistakes too
I'm cryin'!



Ooo Smokey, Smokey...


Smokey Robinson - The Tracks Of My Tears Live (1965)
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« Reply #127 on: December 01, 2011, 08:56:38 PM »

Ooo Smokey, Smokey...


Smokey Robinson - The Tracks Of My Tears Live (1965)


Here's another from SMOKEY ROBINSON!

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles-The Tears Of A Clown
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« Reply #128 on: December 01, 2011, 09:13:47 PM »

I even heard Smokey singing "The First Noel" on Pandora Radio a few minutes ago. I like this one better though....

1987 Motown Merry Christmas TV Special
Smokey Robinson and the Temptatations - The Christmas Song.divx


Nat King Cole will always be the reason this is my favorite Christmas song but these guys do it pretty darned well too. ;)
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« Reply #129 on: December 01, 2011, 09:26:01 PM »

Now it's playing Stevie. I guess the Pandora elves figured out I like MOTOWN.

Stevie Wonder - That's What Christmas Means to Me
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« Reply #130 on: December 01, 2011, 09:29:10 PM »

I even heard Smokey singing "The First Noel" on Pandora Radio a few minutes ago. I like this one better though....

1987 Motown Merry Christmas TV Special
Smokey Robinson and the Temptatations - The Christmas Song.divx

Nat King Cole will always be the reason this is my favorite Christmas song but these guys do it pretty darned well too. ;)


Now lets see if we can find more Christmas songs by MOTOWN artists such as SMOKEY ROBINSON!

It's Christmas Time - Smokey Robinson and the Miracles


Here's another from THE JACKSON 5!

Jackson 5 -Santa Claus is Coming to Town
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« Reply #131 on: December 01, 2011, 09:32:07 PM »

Now it's playing Stevie. I guess the Pandora elves figured out I like MOTOWN.

Stevie Wonder - That's What Christmas Means to Me


Great choice In My Life, here's another from STEVIE WONDER!

Stevie Wonder - One Little Christmas Tree (Embedding disabled, limit reached)
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« Reply #132 on: December 01, 2011, 11:34:20 PM »

Jackie Wilson also contributed to MOTOWN's founding with this song...

Reet Petite - Jackie Wilson at 78 RPM (Embedding disabled, limit reached)

I wish I could have found a live performance. It's better watching Mr. Excitement perform.  :)
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« Reply #133 on: December 01, 2011, 11:41:51 PM »

Jackie Wilson also contributed to MOTOWN's founding with this song...

Reet Petite - Jackie Wilson at 78 RPM

I wish I could have found a live performance. It's better watching Mr. Excitement perform.  :)


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« Reply #134 on: December 03, 2011, 04:00:50 AM »

Here's one from BOYZ II MEN!

Boyz II Men - It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday (Embedding disabled, limit reached)
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« Reply #135 on: December 05, 2011, 06:32:52 AM »

This is a nice bio of Smokey, with a Beatles reference or two for forum relevance.  ;)

http://lifeofthebeatles.blogspot.com/2009/11/smokey-robinson.html
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« Reply #136 on: December 05, 2011, 09:57:16 PM »

This is a nice bio of Smokey, with a Beatles reference or two for forum relevance.  ;)

http://lifeofthebeatles.blogspot.com/2009/11/smokey-robinson.html


Hi In My Life! WOW, you really are a hardcore fan of SMOKEY ROBINSON, I am impressed! Here's one from THE JACKSON 5!

Jackson 5 - Don't Say Goodbye Again (High Quality) (Embedding disabled, limit reached)
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« Reply #137 on: December 06, 2011, 04:24:25 AM »

Hi In My Life! WOW, you really are a hardcore fan of SMOKEY ROBINSON, I am impressed!

It was just something I happened to find on a Beatles blog. I do really like him though. He's a great artist and an important influence on The Beatles.
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« Reply #138 on: December 06, 2011, 04:25:50 AM »

It was just something I happened to find on a Beatles blog. I do really like him though. He's a great artist and an important influence on The Beatles.

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« Reply #139 on: December 08, 2011, 03:00:46 AM »

Here's one from AL GREEN!

Al Green (Still In Love With You) (Embedding disabled, limit reached)
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