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Money

« Money (That’s What I Want) » is a rhythm and blues song written by Tamla founder Berry Gordy and Janie Bradford, which was the first hit record for Gordy’s Motown enterprise. Barrett Strong recorded it in 1959 as a single for the Tamla label. (Wikipedia)

This is the original version of a song you probably know:

– by The Beatles

in a classic rendition with Pete Best (1963)

– by the Flying Lizards (1979)

Your love give me such a thrill
But your love don't pay my bills
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Music Memories – 3

From time to time, I browse through my music memories… I was an avid radio listener in the 70s. Had my own record player too, but the Soul, RnB… songs and Motown sounds were my friends when working at home for school…

The Manhattans – Kiss and Say Goodbye (1976)
Hot Chocolate – You Sexy Thing (1976)
Johnny Nash – I Can See Clearly Now (1972)
Billy Paul – Me and Mrs. Jones (1972)
The Tony Hiller Orchestra – Where The Rainbow Ends (1968)
Azymuth – Jazz Carnival (1979)
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – The Message (1982)
Eddy Grant – Electric Avenue (1982)

More Music Memories: Part 1Part 2