I scored a beautiful copy of the album in mono years ago, still have it, and yes that cover was so silly. Hope everyone is having a good autumn. On February 13th, 1966 the Isley Brothers' original version, with Ronald Isley singing lead, entered the Top 100; and on April 17th, 1966 it peaked at 12 for 1 week and also spent 12 weeks on the Top 100. If you loved the sound, which I do and others here obviously, how could you not be hooked? It was of course re-promoted in 1968 to become a massive chart success. In 1983, she recorded as a solo artist a medley that was aired on Black American radio stations despite its disappointing record sales. Sadly when they did the documentary about the Funk Brothers they left out the guys and one lady from the band part. Would be interested in what folks think.
Stephane is still too busy to upload more reviews, but answers a few comments, here and there. On a score of 1-10, a 10 does not quite do the song justice. Still gets to me whenever I hear it. Released as their first Motown single, it was a hit, but their last Top 40 with the label, who reassigned Holland-Dozier-Holland to other artists. Other people who want to slam the other is just little Jealous kids who wishes they was the one who had it all in life like the wealth does.
Could you dear friends please keep me in your prayers? Presumably this is a spoken word record judging by the track titles. But I was surprised when I heard this track on the radio. It appears to have 3 tracks as follows 1. The album cover is typical Motown of the time, unimaginative. Also, the background vocal harmonies that occur behind the second and third verse are not accounted for here, so if youre a fan of those, which I am, you may have to play with the melody in those sections to accurately capture the feel of the song, to prevent it from sounding redundant. Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight17. G7 C Lonely nights that come, Em Memo-ries that flow, F Bringing you back again, Em Dm7 Em7 Hurting me more and more.
Where once upon a time spotting the gold in the pan was easy, financial security and ever-higher artistic benchmarks turned Motown into a fiercely competitive affair, with artists, writers, musicians, producers and even songs all jostling each other and jockeying for position to get some attention, while merely standing out from the crowd was harder than ever. I noticed on some other records that the credited writers do not always coincide with what actually appears on the record. Now…all feels well with the world again. As for geography, Detroit was before, during and after Motown, about automobiles. In 1968, The Isley Brothers left Motown to record on their own label, T-Neck Records. This attempt to successfully remake a song from the repertoire is not the first one for Scheide, one of Luv's members. It stops you up short.
You dear friends mean much to me. No unauthorised republication is permitted. At Your Best You Are Love 1976 5. Gettin' OverThe Isley Brothers Lyrics provided by SongLyrics. Robb, Happy Canada Independence Day a day early! While I breathe, no year will be. Imagine my surprise when I went to the store to pick it up and it was on Tamla! It marks a couple of developments.
It would obviously be very difficult to challenge your award and in this year of 2015 it would surely be equally as difficult to locate any lover of popular music unaware of this masterpiece. Ooh, this old heart of mine, been broken thousand times Each time you break away, I fear you're gone to stay Lonely nights that come, memories that go Bringing you back again, hurting me more and more Maybe it's my mistake To show this love I feel inside 'Cause each day that passes by You've got me never knowing if I'm coming or going but I I love you This is old heart, darling is weak for you I love you, yes I do, yes I do These old arms of mine Miss having you around Makes these tears inside Start pouring down Always with half a kiss You remind me of what I miss Though I try to control myself Like a fool I start grinnin' 'cause my head starts spinnin' 'cause I I love you This is old heart, darling is weak for you I love you, yes I do, yes I do Ooh, I try hard to hide, my hurt inside This old heart of mine always keeps me cryin' The way you're treating me, leaves me incomplete You're here for the day, gone for the week now But if you leave me a hundred times A hundred times I'll take you back I'm yours whenever you want me I'm not too proud to shout it, tell the world about it 'cause I I love you This is old heart, darling is weak for you I love you This is old heart, darling is weak for you I love you This is old heart, darling is weak for you I love you, yes I do, yes I do I love you, yes I do, darling is weak for you Diese Website verwendet eigene Cookies und Cookies von Dritten um die Nutzung unseres Angebotes zu analysieren, dein Surferlebnis zu personalisieren und dir interessante Informationen zu präsentieren Erstellung von Nutzungsprofilen. Among all the great Motown Singles this one stands as one of the greatest among the greats. Yes, very, very nice album. I can play intros over and over again without wearing the vinyl grey! How are they doing this? I suppose the question ought to be asked about whether the negative effects of a love affair should be referenced however obliquely to what is a serious medical condition.
I quite like their version by the way, though the Isleys still own the song. So far, nowhere have we seen that done better than it is here. I was 8 and my cousins used to babysit bringing their records along and this was my favourite. Not an uncommon thing with many oldies, but somewhat shocking with this song. I am so sorry, President Nixon. Anymore I listen to the 70s Supremes over the Diana Ross led stuff.
His former underdog of a little indie label was now bursting with money, sitting pretty in a position not only to throw the Isleys a bone, but to know full well that that was the situation, that Motown held the cards in this relationship. But it turns out that Motown at the start of 1966 was still a bewildering sort of place, just in a different way. I like the rather sombre mood it evokes, no only the vocal approach, but the whole arrangement seems to have a weird rather disturbing melancholy feel to, which I suppose was intentional considering the lyric. Those black keys are killer. Anyway, take care my friend! The whole recording conveys an almost depressing feel to it, yet I find it quite beautiful. I wonder which of you will come through first! With that sax blowing on top of it! What a fabulous song this is! Interestingly, I knew the Isley Bros from Shout which came out when I was a mere tadpole but my older brother had the record and Twist And Shout heard it a lot on the radio. Ain't Givin' Up No Love2.
The Jimmy Ruffin version would be in my top 5 Motown favorites; to my ears, it is pure perfection. Caravan Of Love - Isley Jasper Isley12. This article needs additional citations for. Nixon is on my email list to get my updates. Great Goffin and King songs — sike pop stuff — real rockers — great arrangements. At least the group gets to be seen on the back.