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The Great Big Cover Up: The Temptations’ “My Girl”

January 9, 2012

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Today, a blast from the past that got shaken n’ stirred in various presents. “My Girl” was released by The Temptations in 1964, and was written by the great Smokey Robinson in reportedly 10-20 minutes, thank you very much. It launched the career of then-Johnny-come-lately David Ruffin, who had only joined The Temptations as a […]

Review 5 (for shizzles): Annnnd…..rew Bird!

September 6, 2011

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I delve into the next album, Fingerlings, with a renewed sense of excitement. Afterall, Andy is an excitingly varied musician. Also, I am in a new city. Left the gorgeous brilliant skies and sands of Bali and plunged into the grimy bustle of Shanghai. OK, whatever you say about the dude, he has a way […]