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Marvin Gaye – I Heard It Through The Grapevine

Published on June 28, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); I Heard It Through The Grapevine “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” is a landmark song in the history of Motown Records. Written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong in 1966, the single was first recorded by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles. Released on September 25, 1967 as Soul 35039 by [...]

Marvin Gaye

Published on June 28, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984), better known by his stage name Marvin Gaye, was an American singer-songwriter and musician with a four-octave vocal range. Starting as a member of the doo-wop group The Moonglows in the late fifties, he ventured into a solo career after [...]

Marvin Gaye – Yesterday

Published on June 28, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); Yesterday “Yesterday” is the most recorded song in the history of popular music; its entry in Guinness World Records suggests over 1,600 different cover versions to date, by an eclectic mix of artists including Marianne Faithfull, Tose Proeski, The Mamas and the Papas and Barry McGuire, The Seekers, Joan Baez, Donny [...]

Pirates of the Caribbean

Published on May 26, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); The films started with their first release on the big screen in 2003 with Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. After the success of the first film, Walt Disney Pictures revealed that a trilogy was in the works. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest was released [...]

Pitbull – Give me Everything

Published on May 16, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); Give me Everything “Give Me Everything” is a song by American rapper Pitbull, released on March 22, 2011 as the second single from his upcoming sixth studio album, Planet Pit (2011). It features vocals from American singer-songwriter Ne-Yo, Dutch DJ Afrojack, and American singer Nayer. The song, which combines hip hop, [...]

The Four Tops – I Can’t Help Myself

Published on April 28, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); I Can’t Help Myself “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)” is a 1965 hit song recorded by the Four Tops for the Motown label. Written and produced by Motown’s main production team Holland–Dozier–Holland, the song is one of the most well-known Motown tunes of the 1960s. The song hit [...]

The Ronettes

Published on March 29, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); The Ronettes were a 1960s girl group from New York City, best known for their work with producer Phil Spector. The group consisted of lead singer Veronica Bennett (later known as Ronnie Spector); her older sister, Estelle Bennett; and their cousin Nedra Talley. The group began singing as teenagers in Spanish [...]

The Four Tops – Loco In Acapulco

Published on March 28, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); Loco In Acapulco “Loco in Acapulco” was a 1988 hit song by The Four Tops. It was written by Phil Collins and Lamont Dozier (one third of the group’s legendary long-time songwriting team, Holland-Dozier-Holland), for the film Buster that also starred Phil Collins in the title role. (See also Buster (soundtrack)) [...]

The Four Tops

Published on March 28, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); The Four Tops are an American vocal quartet, whose repertoire has included doo-wop, jazz, soul music, R&B, disco, adult contemporary, hard rock, and showtunes. Founded in Detroit, Michigan as The Four Aims, lead singer Levi Stubbs (born Levi Stubbles, a cousin of Jackie Wilson and brother of The Falcons’ Joe Stubbs)(who [...]

Paul Young – Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home)

Published on March 28, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home) “Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home)” is a song written by Marvin Gaye, Barrett Strong and Norman Whitfield, and first recorded by Gaye in 1962. Years later, Paul Young’s version of the song was a UK No. 1 single for three [...]