Music Monday (On A Sunday) – Retro 52

This weeks Music Monday Retro Mix 52 (2 Motown + 1)

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“Wherever I Lay My Hat” by Marvin Gaye Was actually recorded in 1962 and put out on the B side of his hit “Too Busy Thinking About My Baby” in 1969

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“Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)” by Marvin Gaye UK #-, US #4 in 1971

“A Groovy Kind Of Love” by The Mindbenders UK #2, US #2 in 1965

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I am proudly bragging that I am Spotlight Dancer this week which always sends me into triple back flips and somersaults…..takes deep breath

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  1. Comedy Plus
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    Mercy, Mercy Me was one of my favorites back in the day. We were so young then Steve.

    Have a fabulous day filled with great music. 🙂
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  2. Joyce
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    Oh Mercy, Mercy Me, you are the Spotlight dancer. Now that counts for a Groovy Kind of Love!
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  3. MOODYmedia says:

    A blast from the past, but you can blast me with Marvin Gaye any time. Congrats on being Spotlight dancer. I see you dancer up there dude, but where’s your partner LOL Have a great day.

  4. Haupi Justice says:

    I’m a big Marvin Gaye fan too! Hey what about this week? But I’m waaaay behind too, so don’t worry about it. (Big Smile). Hope you have a great week!

  5. Danielle Royalegacy
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    Congratulations on being the Spotlight Dancer of the week! I just love listening to Marvin Gaye. He was a fave of mine from the past.
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  6. A Daft Scots Lass
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    Going old school. Happy St. Patrick’s Day.

  7. Cathy Kennedy
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    A Groovy Kind of Love…now I haven’t heard that one in a long time. I’m lovin’ all of your retro tunes on MM! Congrats on being this week’s spotlight dancer on Monday’s Music Moves Me, Steve!

  8. Rosey says:

    I hadn’t heard the Mindbenders version. It’s nice. 🙂

  9. Alissa Apel
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    I really like Marvin Gaye. He has such a smooth voice.

  10. Mike Golch
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    Mercy Me and Groovey Kind of love are my favs of mine.
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  11. Stacy Uncorked
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    Those are all great retro tunes! 🙂

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day and Congrats on your Spotlight Dance! Try not to hurt yourself with all those back flips… 😉
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  12. Rorybore
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    oh yeah…old school smooth on a Monday.
    I heard a blues singer do a fantastic version of Wherever I Lay My Hat, and I cannot remember who it was……but it was incredible.

  13. Binky
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    Groovy, man!
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  14. JamericanSpice
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    I love that song: A groovy kinda love! Great hits! Thanks for Sharing.

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

  15. XmasDolly
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    So sorry I am for being here a bit after the hour, but me youngest lass was in visiting me all the way from St. Peters Missouri with her wee lad, but I’m here now payin a bit of tribute to our fair Spotlight Dancer possibly doing a bit of the jig for us, and what a groovy jig it is. I’ll be takin’ my leave here in a moment, but not without passing down a bit more blarney to ya! hehehehe THAT FOR ROCKIN’ DUH HOUSE ME LAD!!!

  16. Create With Joy
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    Mercy Mercy Me… such an awesome pick… thanks for sharing your tunes Steve! See you at WW!
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  17. All songs covered by various other artists but made pure gold by Marvin. The only song here I’ve liked almost as much as Marvin’s release is Mercy Mercy Me by Robert Palmer.
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