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#songoftheday: The Temptations - Papa Was A Rollin' Stone

One of the best slow builds of all time.  The Temptations add each layer on at just the right point throughout the song.

Once those clapping hands kick in around the 2:40 mark, I’m hooked every time.


Friday Open Thread | Best of Motown

The Temptations are an American vocal group known for their success with Motown Records during the 1960s and 1970s. Known for their choreography, distinct harmonies, and flashy wardrobe, they were highly influential to… 123 more words

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Q&L #14

This fortnight’s words over on the Craft Barn quote and lyric challenge number 14 are Imagination and/or Logic. As soon as I saw the words I knew which quote and song lyric I would use but I couldn’t get images to come mind for the Logic word! 188 more words

The Temptations - My Girl (1965)

An oldie but goodie by the Temptations from 1965 is My Girl


Music Memories Monday - Carolina Beach Music [Guest Blogger Kevin]

“Carolina beach music…is the holiest sound on earth.”
Pat Conroy, from the novel Beach Music.

For most of the United States, the words Beach Music conjures up images of the Beach Boys, Jan and Dean, Jimmy Buffett, and other similar sounding groups dressed in Hawaiian Shirts and surrounded by surfboard stage props. 363 more words

Song of the Week

One of my favorite days, time to post my song of the week.  Today, I’m going back to the days of classic Motown, one of my all-time favorite genres.  345 more words


Song of the Day - 'Just My Imagination'

I’ve been writing ‘heartbreak’ this week so that’s the ‘theme’ for the moment.  That also means this one HAD to be on the playlist.

Enjoy (so to speak)… 251 more words