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Mary Wells: Mary Wells Sings My Guy (LP, Vinyl 180 Gram)

(2009/Speaker's Corner) 12 tracks - Audiophile reproduction of the original 1964 Motown LP-album! 180 gram vinyl and still sealed!

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  • Interpret: Mary Wells

  • Album titlle: Mary Wells Sings My Guy (LP, Vinyl 180 Gram)

  • Genre R&B, Soul

  • Geschwindigkeit 33 U/min
  • Vinyl record size LP (12 Inch)
  • Record Grading Mint (M)
  • Sleeve Grading Mint (M)
  • Vinyl weight 180g Vinyl
  • Label SPEAKERS CORNER

  • Artikelart LP

  • EAN: 4000127792105

  • weight in Kg 0.15
Wells, Mary - Mary Wells Sings My Guy (LP, Vinyl 180 Gram) LP 1
01He's The One I LoveMary Wells
02Whisper You Love Me BoyMary Wells
03My GuyMary Wells
04Does He Love MeMary Wells
05How? When My Heart Belongs To YouMary Wells
06He Holds His OwnMary Wells
07My Baby Just Cares For MeMary Wells
08I Only Have Eyes For YouMary Wells
09You Do Something To MeMary Wells
10It Had To Be YouMary Wells
11If You Love Me, Really Love MeMary Wells
12At LastMary Wells
Mary Wells My Guy Mary Wells My Guy Ever since Smokey Robinson took over the... more
"Mary Wells"

Mary Wells

My Guy

Mary Wells

My Guy

Ever since Smokey Robinson took over the production reins for Motown queen Mary Wells' output, the precocious chanteuse could do no wrong. Under Smokey's creative control, Wells posted three 1962 smashes, The One Who Really Loves You, You Beat Me To The Punch, and the coy Two Lovers, all employing refreshing Caribbean-tinged rhythms. 1963 kept the momentum rolling as Mary cooed Smokey's Laughing Boy, Your Old Standby, and What's Easy For Two Is So Hard For One,while Holland-Dozier-Holland wrote the hit You Lost The Sweetest Boy on the opposite side of the latter. 

But Smokey saved his best for last: My Guy gave Wells her long-awaited number one pop hit (R&B too). Wells was more seductive than ever after the stately horn intro, lifted directly from Eddie Heywood's Canadian Sunset. Bassist James Jamerson is incredible throughout but especially on the last breaks, while the Andantes, Motown's indispensable trio of female backing vocalists, add sassy retorts. Motown boss Berry Gordy appreciated their role in the tune's success. "He gave us a bonus of $500," says The Andantes' Louvain Demps. "That was the first bonus we ever got!" 

But there were storm clouds looming. Despite the mammoth success of My Guy and Mary's concurrent double-sided hit duet with Marvin Gaye, Wells' husband Herman Griffin, a former Motown artist, apparently persuaded Mary that she could do better elsewhere. Because she signed her contract prior to her 21st birthday, Mary managed to slip free, inking a pact with 20th Century Fox Records. It was a major tactical error. Wells managed a handful of decent sellers for the label and a #6 R&B entry on Atco in 1966 with Dear Lover (produced by Carl Davis), but she never scaled the heights she had at Hitsville.  Mary ended up on the oldies circuit until throat cancer robbed her of her most precious possession. She died at 49 on July 26, 1992.

- Bill Dahl -

Various - Sweet Soul Music

31 Scorching Classics From 1964

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Tracklist
Wells, Mary - Mary Wells Sings My Guy (LP, Vinyl 180 Gram) LP 1
01 He's The One I Love
02 Whisper You Love Me Boy
03 My Guy
04 Does He Love Me
05 How? When My Heart Belongs To You
06 He Holds His Own
07 My Baby Just Cares For Me
08 I Only Have Eyes For You
09 You Do Something To Me
10 It Had To Be You
11 If You Love Me, Really Love Me
12 At Last