1973

JUST MY SOUL RESPONDING * SMOKEY ROBINSON & TOM BEE * TAMLA MOTOWN 883 * UK

I've given Tom Bee prominent credit at the top of this page because for me his contribution, singing what I take to be an authentic Native American chant, on what could easily be a somewhat sentimental protest song, holds this record up. This was Smokey Robinson's second solo release in the USA and his first in the UK, it was released as a B side to It's Her Turn To Live on Tamla 54246 in April 1974, but as the A side to Sweet Harmony in January 1974 in Britain, making the British copy the first release; not a common occurrence for Soul singles.

See also:

Everybodyís Gotta Pay Some Dues Whatís So Good About Good-By I Gotta Dance To Keep From Crying
Happy Landing My Girl Has Gone Shop Around I Like It Like That Baby Donít You Go
Whatever Makes You Happy Whoís Lovin You Youíve Really Got A Hold On Me Way Over There The Man In You

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