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Song of the Week #156 – “My Girl”

Written by admin on July 1, 2013 – 9:11 pm -

The Temptations My Girl single

The Temptations’ “My Girl” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

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Smokey Robinson announces duets album

Written by admin on March 28, 2013 – 9:49 pm -

Legendary Motown singer, Smokey Robinson, will release a duets album in the fourth quarter of 2013. This will be the singer’s 29th album and first for the Verve Music Group.

Smokey says:

“I’m really excited about signing with Verve Music Group to release this upcoming album. Not only do I have a musical history with the guys involved, but a longstanding friendship as well. I’m looking forward to bringing our talents to the table as we collaborate on this project.”

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Song of the Week #104 – “My Guy”

Written by admin on April 30, 2012 – 10:59 pm -

Mary Wells’ signature hit “My Guy” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

“My Guy” was released on single in March, 1964 backed with “Oh Little Boy (Look What You’ve Done to Me)”. Shortly afterwards it appeared on the album “Mary Wells Sings My Guy”.

Mary Wells Sings My Guy

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Stars pay tribute to Michael Jackson

Written by admin on October 9, 2011 – 7:03 pm -

Michael Forever Tribute Concert Smokey Robinson, Gladys Knight and Christina Aguilera were among the stars who paid tribute to Michael Jackson at the Michael Forever concert at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium last night. The controversial event proved a success, despite late withdrawals from performers and the abandoned Facebook stream.

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Song of the Week #73 – “You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me”

Written by admin on September 26, 2011 – 11:11 am -

The Miracles’ timeless hit “You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me” is “Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

“You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me” joins the likes of “Rock Around the Clock” and “Be-Bop-a-Lula” in the list of classic recordings that were originally only deemed worthy of B-side status. As was often the case, savvy DJs recognised the hit potential of the song and it soon replaced “(Have A) Happy Landing” as the A-side.

The Miracles - The Fabulous Miracles

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