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Song of the Week #82 – “Midnight Train to Georgia”

Written by admin on November 28, 2011 – 2:33 pm -

Gladys Knight and the Pips’ “Midnight Train to Georgia” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

“Midnight Train to Georgia” was released on single in August 1973, backed with “Window Raisin’ Granny” and also appeared on the group’s album “Imagination” released two months later.

Gladys Knight & the Pips - Midnight Train to Georgia

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Song of the Week #69 – “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”

Written by admin on August 29, 2011 – 11:04 am -

Marvin Gaye’s superb recording of “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

“I Heard It Through The Grapevine” was released on single on October 30, 1968, backed with “You’re What’s Happening (in the World Today).” It had already appeared on Gaye’s ninth solo album “In the Groove.”

I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye

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Motown Gold from The Ed Sullivan Show

Written by admin on August 19, 2011 – 10:24 am -

Motown Gold from The Ed Sullivan Show Ed Sullivan showcased most of the legendary Motown acts on his television show throughout the 1960s and early 1970s, including the Jackson 5, the Supremes, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, the Temptations and the Four Tops. These superb performances have now been fully restored for release in the US and Canada on a 2-DVD set titled “Motown Gold from The Ed Sullivan Show

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Song of the Week #37 – “The Tracks of My Tears”

Written by admin on January 17, 2011 – 9:16 am -

This week’s Song of the Week is Smokey Robinson & The Miracles’ masterpiece “Tracks of My Tears.” The song was released on single in the US in July 1965, backed with “A Fork in the Road.”

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