Saturday, February 28, 2009

Saturday Seven (My 7 All-Time Favorite Motown Songs)


In honor of Motown Records 50th Anniversary, here are my seven favorite Motown cuts (in no particular order)...

1. "Can't Get Next To You" (The Temptations)

2. "The Love I Saw in You Was Just a Mirage" (Smokey Robinson & The Miracles)

3. "Ain't That Peculiar" (Marvin Gaye)

4. "I Was Made To Love Her" (Stevie Wonder)

5. "Love Child" (Diana Ross & The Supremes)

6. "Nowhere To Run" (Martha Reeves & The Vandellas)

7. "I Want You Back" (The Jackson Five)

And, to the youngins... this was good music. (Nuff said!)

Weekend 2

20 comments:

Solomon said...

Nice list Keith!

Kofi Bofah said...

The Vandellas.

Hailing from Detroit's Van Dyke Avenue.

Yup.

Good list...

(Dru Hill is from Baltimore's Druid Hill Park)
Just being random, as usual...

A Free Spirit Butterfly said...

Not that I'm old enought to know who these "people" are, but I've heard my moma play them around the house when I was little (lol)

Now I've got to go find my best of Marvin Gaye CD and brighten up my Saturday. It's cloudy and gray here in Waldorf.

Love, peace and blessings for a great day!

James Perkins said...

Who can' t love Motown?? lololol
Good list.

Simon Bastion said...

Great List...You didn't mention "Sugar Pie Honey Bunch" by the Four Tops..Great song.

Grover Tha Playboy said...

I always include a healthy dose of Motown on my playlists..

Sunflower said...

I loved those old Motown Songs...

Angie B. said...

A Motown List that doesn't include the Marvelletes-"Don't Mess with Bill"?? Unheard of (lolololol,That's my favorite -lol)

Toni said...

I'm kind of young ,but I remember my parents playing this music around the house when I was growing up.

Tate2 said...

Before my time Keith, but I'll take your word for it!-lolol.

Jazzy said...

Great Music Keith..I've always loved it.

Swaggie said...

I bought a box set of CD's a few years back that have all of these great songs on it...I loved it.

Lisa said...

Before my time Keith, but I listen to Butterball's Oldies Show on Sundays on 'DAS and hear most of this stuff. It is great music.

Halo said...

Nice Selections Keith..I could add a few more-

"War"-Edwin Starr

"Brickhouse"-Commodores

"You and I"- Rick James

just to name a few-lololol.

Vanessa said...

My Parents used to have house parties when I was little and they used to play all of this good stuff. I especially remember -"Dancin in the Streets" by Martha and the Vandellas and "Heatwave"-Those were my mother's favorites.

Captain Jack said...

Great Songs All ,Keith

Political Sean said...

Nice List and Great Songs...We all
probably could add a number of other songs..but that's right, these are YOUR favorites.

clnmike said...

Lol, I just cant pick one, they had to many tracks that I loved.

Keith said...

I had so many songs to choose from and seven really doesn't do it justice...I should've done the Saturday 700.

Angel said...

Even though it was before my time I loved and enjoyed the songs!! What a nice list!




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