Genre: Motown

SFL1161_60 HowYouLied.mp3

DENISE & THE DESIRES sing about liars in this slow but groovy Motown tune. The chorus starts it off with rhythm section, organ and vibes leading to a more melodic verse at :27. The organ takes a brief solo at 1:24 and then yields to the “Lie, Lie, Lie” c

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SFL1161_59 NewMrRight.mp3

A broken down rhythm section evolves to a snare pulse in this steady mid-tempo Motown hit from TYRONE WILLIS. The verse stays relatively flat then builds to a catchy chorus with horns and background vocals. The second verse comes in at 1:01 followed with

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SFL1161_58 You’reTheOne.mp3

Another hit from THE EXCITATIONS! The piano driven verse starts at :10 leading to the huge vocal harmonies and classic Motown guitar of the chorus at :29, declaring “You’re the One I want to be mine, all mine”. Another verse starts at :50 concluded with

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SFL1161_57 LoveDoctor.mp3

Feeling a little lovesick? Relax, the “Love Doctor”, one hit wonder, GAYLORD KNIGHT, is here to take care of you. This up-tempo Motown classic starts off with drums and xylophone quickly growing into a steady moving rhythm section. The pre-chorus sets u

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SFL1161_56 AreYouSteppingOu.mp3

One hit wonder, VONDA WASHINGTON, wonders whether her man is being faithful in this up-tempo Motown smash! Solo sax starts it off with the rhythm section answering back with big hits in the front, eventually evolving into a fun, steady groove. The B sec

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SFL1161_55 BringBackMyBaby.mp3

The softer side of THE EXCITATIONS in this slow tempo track with lush strings and sweet melodies throughout the verse about a man praying to be back with the woman he loves. The heartfelt chorus at :31, with the cry “Bring Back My Baby”, leads to anothe

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SFL1161_54 FireStarter.mp3

JEWEL AND THE GROOVALETTES get you movin’ with this pulsing Motown hit! Piano, drums and bass start you dancin’ followed by a slick sax theme. Jewel’s dynamic vocals make you sing along with the chorus at :33. Another verse keeps the fire burning at 1:03

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SFL1161_53 LittleCurly’sHou.mp3

THE LEGENDARY OTIS ROBERTSON lets everyone know where to go on Saturday night in this up-tempo Motown hit, starting with basic rhythm section. The gospel chorus, complete with organ, horns and a soulful backgrounds, takes it up at :41. Robertson invite

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SFL1161_52 WhenSheWasStillM.mp3

THE LEGENDARY OTIS ROBERTSON laments of a time when the girl of his dreams was still his in this mid-tempo Motown song, starting with a solo vocal and simple rhythm section. The pre-chorus at :27 develops to a sweet chorus at :38, full of big background

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SFL1161_51 BeyondConvinced.mp3

An up-tempo Motown song from THE EXCITATIONS starting with a horn theme over rhythm section leading into the verse about a man convinced that he’s been struck by love. The repetitive horn/ vocal verse leads to infectious chorus at :23. The song is broke

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