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old school friday...this is dedicated  

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Oh Yeah! It's FRIDAY!!! And that means it's time for some old school jamming and par-taying in the blogosphere! This week's theme is "This is Dedicated To".

Now, I'm sure there will be many a love song - and maybe even some not so love songs - posted today as folks remember or pay tribute to the past or current loves of their lives. I admit, that I too thought about doing so and asked my Best Half what I should post. Expecting to hear a suggestion from him that expressed his "obama-type" love for me, he instead went all philosophical on me. Oh well, remember I told ya'll a while ago that we needed to have that second honeymoon. lol



So, with that inspiration failing, I remembered that today is my AKAversary. During the many, many, many weeks of working to get My Pearls, there were two cuts that will be forever ingrained in my mind. Now most will consider these two cuts pure jams back in the day, but I know some women for whom these they bring back different type of memories. In the days before exercising to music became popular, we all learned that What's Going On by Marvin Gaye had a particular type of beat that lended itself quite nicely to a "duck-walk". And then, as the semester quickly passed away, it seemed that it was "Just My (our) Imagination" that we would ever cross those "burning sands".

But, alas we did! So this OSF post is dedicated to my Sorors who share this special date with me. Skee-wee & Pinkies Up!


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4 sojourners hollin' back

Go ahead SJP, You know I love me some Motown! Happy OSF!

May 22, 2009 at 9:00 AM

Motown is running high up in here!

I saw Boyz II Men a couple of weeks ago and wow, the Motown sound - past and present - will always be ingrained in them.

Happy OSF!

May 22, 2009 at 9:14 PM

You know that Motown is all through my being. Both of those songs are classics that are indelibly sketched in my mind and that I grew up with. Great, Great choices.

May 23, 2009 at 12:32 PM

Can't go wrong with Marvin. Happy OSF.

May 23, 2009 at 12:40 PM
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