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My Girl – The Temptations

Yesterday, I posted Otis Redding’s version of “My Girl” … Today, I’m posting The Temptations’ version from 1964.

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The_Temptations_on_the_Ed_Sullivan_Show, DON CHARISMA

“My Girl” is a¬†soul music¬†song recorded by¬†the Temptations¬†for the Gordy (Motown) record label. Written and produced by¬†the Miracles¬†members¬†Smokey Robinson¬†and¬†Ronald White, the song became the Temptations’ first U.S. number-one single, and is today their signature song. Robinson’s inspiration for writing this song was his wife, Miracles member¬†Claudette Rogers Robinson. The song was included on the Temptations 1965 album¬†The Temptations Sing Smokey. In 2018, it was selected for preservation in the¬†National Recording Registry¬†by the¬†Library of Congress¬†as being “culturally, historically, or artistically significant.

Source – Wikipedia


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Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, WikiPedia, Public Domain

Dancing in the Street – Martha Reeves and the Vandellas

Another oldie but classic’ie, and one of my favourites. From an era where people were actually creative, and actually made really good music. Rather than bland reboots, rehashes, remixes and remakes (sorry, rant over).

This was the best video I could find, video and audio wise.

“Dancing in the Street” is a song written by Marvin Gaye, William “Mickey” Stevenson and Ivy Jo Hunter. (Wikipedia)

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