Post by A Thug Named Slickback on Apr 22, 2006 1:26:10 GMT -5
I consider this one of the best pop songs to come out of the 1960s. It was the group's seventh #1 hit in the US and their fifth top 10 hit in the UK. And even though, it's probably their most rock-leaning song, it was spent 4 weeks atop the US R&B chart.
The best part about this track is the amazing guitar riff that cuts throughout the choruses; it's unforgettable. And the call and response between Diana and the background singers is classic.
This song was incredibly well produced (like all the Holland-Dozier-Holland/Supremes collabos): There are a couple separate recordings of the vocals and instumentals layered upon one another for a really deep sound.
A bunch of people have recorded this song, including Wilson Pickett and of course Kim Wilde. But I don't think any version has even come close to eclipsing the original.
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