Tag Archives: Barrett Strong

Marvin Gaye I Heard It Through The Grapevine Single Cover 1968

4/5/15 – Marvin Gaye – I Heard It Through the Grapevine – 1968

Psychedelic Soul doesn’t immediately come to mind when you hear this timeless Motown masterwork. But if you listen closely to that probing, pulsating riff, digging into your mind, the soft falsetto screams, piano flourishes, horns, background vocals, the kitchen sink – then those out-there string lines just whisk you away – like Psychedelic music. If you listen to the […]

The Temptations Psychedelic Soul Pic

1/5/15 – The Temptations – Run Away Child, Running Wild – 1969

The Temptations were one of the greatest Motown acts of the sixties and seventies, scoring countless charting singles and albums and becoming one of the most popular groups in the world. They formed in 1960 and through various line-up changes are still touring to this day, although Otis Williams is the only original member. Icons of dance routines, […]

The Temptations 1970 pic

29/5/14 – Ball Of Confusion – From The Temptations To Tesla – In Audio & Video – 1970 – 2007

This is an extension of the post on Edwin Starr’s War and the fact that Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong wrote this song for The Temptations after War was deemed  too controversial for them. Ball Of Confusion appeared on The Temptations Greatest Hits Vol.2 in 1970 and betwen 1970 and 2007 there have been some […]