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Maggie's Pick 8.30.2015: Symphonic Sunday: "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

Switching things up a little bit.

Also RIP Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell. I don’t make a note of all of the deceased artists’ recordings I Pick (plus I’m not sure how often it happens), but both Tammi’s and Marvin’s were particularly tragic and far too soon.


Two can have a party!

Taking you back to 1967 with this underrated gem from their first joint album titled United released on August 29 of the same year. I feel like… 94 more words


This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You) - Tammi Terrell

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Eddie and Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Sylvia Moy
  • Originally recorded by Isley Brothers (1966)
  • Recorded in Detroit MI
  • Also recorded by Supremes (1966), Delroy Wilson (1967), Heron (1971), Donnie Elbert (1972), Rod Stewart (1975), Top of the Pops (1975), Flame (1976), Shalamar (1977), Wild Cherry (1978), Ian Johnston (1979), Mizz (1980), Zombies (1985), Gee Morris (1988), Rod Stewart w/Ronald Isley (1989), Contours (1990), John Holt (1990), Richard Samuels (1993), Vonda Shepard (1999), Fast Cars (2001), Lamont Dozier (2002), Temptations (2006), Barb Jungr (2010), A Loss for Words (2010), Richard McGraw (2012), Chris Thompson (2012), Big Fat Snake (2013) and Boyzone (2014)
1969 January Singles

"In the Groove (aka I Heard it Through the Grapevine)"

In the Groove (aka I Heard It Through the Grapevine) (Tamla, 1968)

In the Groove was American soul singer Marvin Gaye’s 8th studio album. His last solo album had been 1966’s Moods of Marvin Gaye. 217 more words


fun fact!

The genius of Gordy and Hitsville USA can be found in something so unimaginative: recycling songs. Gaye and Terrell released their hit Ain’t No Mountain High Enough… 28 more words

Fun Fact

make your eyes the morning sun

When soul kicked into high gear with Motown throttling and Stax rocking down south, a breadth of sounds poured into mainstream music. It included the vocals of star soloists like Wonder and Redding and groups like the Four Tops and the Temptations, but it also featured duos, one who had a member who would rocket to stardom before yet another untimely death. 359 more words


Turbine Philosophy #14 - A good serving of soul, rhythm and blues

A couple of months ago I decided to make a small compilation of music tracks from a variety of video game soundtracks. Since I enjoyed doing it I thought this time I’d go a different route; they still belonged to a medium I’m perfectly comfortable with, so this time I’ll be stepping out of my comfort zone e approach a topic that I also have interest in. 865 more words

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