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The Temptations or the Miracles
JohnH
I have for many years had a fondness for Motown groups. I think this is a somewhat serious question. Which do you prefer the Temps or the Miracles. I think I prefer the Miracles because of this one song but damn it is close.

[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqcnKrox-64[/video]

If you are ever in the Detroit area visit the Motown Museum. To be in the the studio where so much good music was made is a rare privilege.
 
JohnH
But there is also this song. It does make it difficult.

[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LT6kjQhVJ9Y[/video]

Oh and when this was popular I was losing a girlfriend. A difficult situation and this song helped and hurt.



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edited links in the previous two posts for video embed

Edited by Skeeve on 09/04/2011 07:54
 
seeker
That's a tough call. The Temptations might have had better voices overall but the Miracles had Smokey Robinson.
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana
 
JohnH
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fm7qCfXJuEg&feature=related

I am in the mood to be obnoxious so I will apologize in front.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IXfmZpGUZo&feature=related
Edited by JohnH on 09/06/2011 23:57
 
JohnH
Because some person in the legal profession insists.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5mt6KSGtbA

And because I love this song.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNS6D4hSQdA&feature=related

But there is always this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQ445B0bqB4&feature=fvwrel
Edited by JohnH on 09/07/2011 11:10
 
JohnH
My apologies for the above post I will edit it when I am allowed to by the machinery.

But I do not offer anything the machinery seems to be preventing it. At least I was allowed to edit this.
 
JohnH
Since I am wearing my Stax t-shirt maybe I should recommend to you all to get on you tube and search for the Stax/Volt concert in Norway, I assume Oslo.
 
seeker
Nothing obnoxious about those posts John. The Temptations were a great group.
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana
 
JohnH
Something different. I love Stax/Volt.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjoMSfPQUCA
Edited by JohnH on 09/09/2011 18:39
 
JohnH
Seeker, yes you are correct. The Miracles had Smokey.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdDnqSFYXFs
 
JohnH
My apologies again.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1-mqP0W8Hc&feature=related
 
Skeeve
In YouTube links John, look for the '&' symbol. Delete it and everything that follows it, then put the link in the video tags.

If there are no '&' symbols, just use the video tags. Works just like Quote tags.

Great song choices, btw.
"The world is my country, and do good is my religion." - Thomas Paine
 
Hypatia
I like both very much, but of the two I'll have to go with the Temptations. It can be kind of close to call when listening to some selections of either group, but even so, I think I end up favoring the Temps.

Apparently the first video posted has been deleted by YT.
 
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