Robinson saw Ruffin as a sleeping giant in the group with a unique voice that was mellow yet gruff. On any given night, audiences could see Mary Wells, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes and the Miracles all on the same bill. The story-line is nicely balanced, with just the right mixture of the human situation drama, realism, insight into child psychology and optimism. The bond between the two is created the moment the baby girl comes into this world, and it only grows stronger throughout the years. Berry called me to his office because we had a thing in those days whereas if you got a number one record, then you got a thousand-dollar bonus as the producer of that record. She continued to kick all the way through the song.
Baby you know sometimes you make me want to scream woo, uhhhhhhhh suga, suga, suga, yeah, yeah All was not lost today, your brown eyes converted me And let me know that your the right girl for me You don't need to, you don't, need too Of the same love I offer you It would be ashame to let someone else take my place Now, you got me dreaming I can tell without you being there So stop this mistreating me I wanna stay with you, I wanna lay with you I wanna, be your man, be my girl Be my girl Be my girl, repeat 5 times I need you in a despreate way All the girls I've met where so full of play It's not even a bother if I forgot their names. I had no idea who He was until I had known him for over a year when in passing, he mentioned that He use to be in the music business. My Girl was later sampled for Stay, a single from the Temptations' 1998 album. But Smokey Robinson sensed that if he wrote a song, the right song, for heartthrob David Ruffin, he'd be launching a new star. Written and produced by two of their Motown labelmates, Smokey Robinson and Ronald White of Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, it was the group's first number one pop hit. Until I met Berry Gordy, I didn't know how to write a song professionally.
A great guy; I still miss him. There was a rule at Motown: If a songwriter scored a hit for a group, he or she automatically got to write the group's follow-up number. Just loved loved loved that opening Bass and then lead guitar riff. One might argue that in the film finale Veda is shown as having too quickly recovered from her supposedly terrible and tragic loss, but children are indeed this way, and the depth of her earlier suffering is sure evidence that this chapter of her life will be forever locked into her conscience. What a great band they were and they played on all the great Motown songs and behind all the great Motown artists in Detroit. And he always kept in mind who he was writing for when he tackled a song. My Girl is so universal that we could not--we tried years ago not to do My Girl in the show.
At the time All I Need was at 10 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart. As the first strains ot this song came up, my wife felt her kick. I was teaching a class and he was one of my students. Vada Sultenfuss played by Anna Chlumsky is an intelligent, bubbly, hypochondriacal 11-year old girl. In the Sirius Radio interview of Sept 09 2014 Smokey Robinson said the distinctive guitar riff was written by lead guitarist Robert White during the recording session. The Motown choreographer was a dancer named Cholly Atkins. It was the first Temptations single to feature Ruffin on lead vocals Eddie Kendricks and Paul Williams sang lead on previous Temptations singles , and it led to a greater role for Ruffin, as he became their primary lead singer.
This served as a template for future Temptations recordings and helped make them stars, as attention was always focused on stage on the singers. The song was to be something that Ruffin could belt out yet something that was also melodic and sweet. Then her father hires a new receptionist, Shelly Jamie Lee Curtis , and life will never be the same again. Silver And Gold Little Big Town 9. Among them, You Beat Me to the Punch and My Guy for Mary Wells. Why is it that movies and music always get taken and made to be newer or never shine light on where it was used first? Robert White played what is likely one of the greatest and most recognizable guitar hooks in all of rock music.
So when wrote and produced My Girl for , he scored it big with the boss. Because when I met him, I had about a hundred songs in a book, and I sang probably about 20 of them to him, and he was very patient with me and he critiqued all of them because I could rhyme real good but my songs--the first verse would have nothing to do with the second verse. He also pointed out that if you listen to the lyrics, the Temps never refer to holding hands or kissing as you would with a usual romantic song, just a feeling, and at least that part of it's true. The duo performing in front of the mirror is so emotional that it melts the hearts of those who listen to them. Finger snaps come in, then drums played by Benny Benjamin and strings provided by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. But how long they took always told us how great the record was. The song was included on the Temptations 1965 album.
The arrangement accentuates the vocals, making the words very easy to understand. However, judged on its own merits, the movie scores as high a rating as 8 in my book--in terms of achieving its purpose: pleasing the whole spectrum of possible viewers. You can hear the first three notes and know what song it is. According to Robinson, he was working out the song on a piano at the theater when his bandmate Ronald White joined him and they hashed out the song. This duet must be the sweetest thing ever.
Back From Gone Josh Turner 7. Little Red Wagon Miranda Lambert 12. The song has a very simple but effective arrangement, which was charted by Paul Riser. He thought lyrics should be simple, clear communication, and he had a strong preference for love songs. Or do you remember a song you couldn't wait for the radio deejay to play? Back in Detroit, in late 1964, My Girl was recorded. Bryan: I've got sunshine on a cloudy day When it's cold outside I've got the month of May Bryan All : I guess you'd say What can make me feel this way My girl my girl, my girl ooh Talkin' bout my girl My girl Shane: I've got so much honey The bees envy me I've got a sweeter song Than the birds in the trees Shane All :.