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Wednesday When It Was Music ~ “Ask The Lonely” ~ Four Tops, The Andantes, The Funk Brothers, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

To me this was the prettiest song that ever came out of “Motown”.

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Motown Monday ~ “You Keep Running Away” ~ Four Tops

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Motown Monday ~ “Left With A Broken Heart” ~ Four Tops

How I pray we could bring back these days. This sound, the mood……Man the chills it still gives hearing it.

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A Solemn Motown Monday ~ ” What’s Going On” ~ Marvin Gaye

” I have never heard any song in my life that the words ring out so prevalent today in 2011 as the year they were written in 1971, 40 years ago “.

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Motown Monday ~ Reach Out, I’ll Be There ~ The Four Tops

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Motown Monday Moment ~ I give you Levi Stubbs

If anybody can watch this video without tears flooding out of your eyes or by its end not completely breaking down when Levi hits that last high note. Then all I can say is you don’t have a heart beating within you.

From The Heart: The Four Tops – 50th Anniversary Concert (2004) Detroit, Michigan

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