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Colored in the Key of D, part 1

Artist Song Buy
Clarence Carter  Funky Fever (1968 #88, R&B #49)   buy on itunes
Jackie Wilson  That's Why (I Love You So) (1959 #13, R&B #2)  buy on itunes
The Dynamics  Misery (1963 #44)  buy on itunes
Lou Rawls  Trouble Down Here Below (1967 #92)  buy on itunes
Ray Ch_arles  Hallelujah I Love Her So (1956, R&B #5)  buy on itunes
Ramsey Lewis Trio  The "In" Crowd (1965 #5, R&B #2)  buy on itunes
The Main Ingredient  Just Dont Want to Be Lonely (1974 #10, R&B #8)  buy on itunes
Marvin Gaye  Trouble Man (1973 #7, R&B #4)  buy on itunes
The Delfonics  Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time) (1970 #10, R&B #3)  buy on itunes
The Isley Brothers  Summer Breeze (1974 #60, R&B #10)  buy on itunes
Miriam Makeba  Malayisha (1968 #85)  buy on itunes
Jackie Wilson  Lonely Teardr_ops (1959 #7, 1958 R&B #1)  buy on itunes
Shirley & Lee  Feel So Good (1955, R&B #2)  buy on itunes
Della Reese  Sermonette (1959 #99)  buy on itunes
Ramsey Lewis  Wade in the Water (1966 #19, R&B #3)  buy on itunes
The Temptations  Get Ready (1966 #29, R&B #1)  buy on itunes
The Chords  Sh-Boom (1954 #5, R&B #2)  buy on itunes
Barry White  You're the First, the Last, My Everything (1975 #2, R&B #1)  buy on itunes
Mary Wells  When I'm Gone (1964)  buy on itunes
Timi Yuro  Hurt (1961 #4, R&B #22)  buy on itunes
Ramsey Lewis  A Hard Days Night (1966 #29, R&B #29)  buy on itunes
Gladys Knight & The Pips  Cloud Nine (1969 #6, 1968 R&B #2)  buy on itunes
The Supremes  Come See About Me (1964 #1, R&B #2)  buy on itunes
Four Tops  It's the Same Old Song (1965 #5, R&B #2)  buy on itunes
Aretha Franklin  Eleanor Rigby (1969 #17, R&B #5)  buy on itunes
The Marvelettes  Please Mr. Postman (1961 #1, R&B #1)  buy on itunes
Little Rich_ard  Keep A Knockin (1957 #8, R&B #2)  buy on itunes


Another mix put together with the aid of the MixMeister software program. Was able to squeeze all but the last 35 seconds from track 27 onto one CD. The range of years for this mix span from 1954 to 1975 (with an average year in the 1964-65 spot). The second part of the mix isn't made yet, but when it is done, it will have a slower beat than this mix. The pic is of the Ramsey Lewis Trio (tracks 6 & 21, and under the name Ramsey Lewis for track 15). I like how this turned out and hope you'll feel the same way.
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Date: 2/9/2009
This looks so awesome.
avocado rabbit
Date: 2/9/2009
Thanks for the link that gives us the chance to hear these wonderful songs again. My favorite are #'s 9, 12 & 23 among many.
Date: 2/10/2009
D-D-Dynamite! Tracks 6, 8, 9, and 16 are among my all-time faves of the era.
Date: 2/11/2009
Please Mr. Postman is a great song- both the original and the Beatles cover. good job.

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