Posts tagged ‘The Supremes’

August 2, 2011

This Day in Music History – Alex Mann on James Jamerson

It was this day in 1983 that Motown bassist and the architect of some of pop music’s most memorable grooves, James Jamerson passed away. Here to tell us what JJ meant to him is Alex Mann, bassist in such musically diverse groups as The Hollows, Medusa, Whippoorwill and Deep Tan & The Frosted Tips.

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January 24, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 2

The Gloria Jones Challenge is our ongoing examination of the many, many, many covers of Jones’ classic Northern Soul jam “Tainted Love” – to see how they stack up compared to the original.

Today’s challengers give the song the Top 40 pop treatment.  Let’s see how they do.

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