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old school friday...break up songs  

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Got a good one for you this week. A "break up" cut with a whole lot of funk! Now, I know a little somethin' about Funk - unlike last week. So, here we go! The Ohio Players! "Girl put that suitcase ain't leaving town...Still want you around! It's over! It's over now!"

Obliged to you for hearing me, and now old SjP ain't got nothing more to say.

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17 sojourners hollin' back

Now that's breaking up with "funk." Truly enjoyed that. Enjoy your weekend.

July 18, 2008 at 6:52 AM

I never knew the Ohio Players for their 'love songs'. My main memories of this group is the naked women on the album covers. Owww...Great pick. Have a great weekend.

July 18, 2008 at 10:13 AM

Happy OSF! Ohio Players were definitely on jam back in the day. I haven't heard this particular cut for over 25 years it seems...

Thank you for visiting my break-up song for this week's OSF theme. I invite your blog readers to check out Randy Crawford if they have time or inclinaton.

peace, Villager

July 18, 2008 at 10:21 AM

Now you done turned me on to something! This isn't one of the OP songs I'm familiar with. That's what OSF is all about.

Have a good weekend Soror!

July 18, 2008 at 1:55 PM

They just don't cry like that anymore, do they? lol...nice choice :)

July 18, 2008 at 2:09 PM

This is a first for me, but I like it. I'm like Kim, I'm so use to their funk, that I didn't realize they had a soft side. I'm really feeling this cut.

July 18, 2008 at 4:14 PM

I love your breakup song. You went all 70's on us. I hadn't heard that one in years. Thanks for taking me back...Way back! :)

July 18, 2008 at 4:53 PM

I forgot about that song. Haven't heard it since I was a teen. You took me way back - lol. Great choice!

July 18, 2008 at 4:56 PM

The Players representing the O~State!

SjP~you know you saying something with this choice!

Talking about going back! I can't give details about the memories because this is a public medium :-)
but I am sitting here smiling and remembering some gooooood times around this song.

July 18, 2008 at 7:22 PM

oh girl put that suitcase ain't foolin' nobody! lol! that is a classic line. i have never heard of this song, but i like it. i may have to use it one day.

happy osf!

July 19, 2008 at 5:08 AM

Hey Everybody, glad ya'll liked the OP on this OSF. Yep, this was the jam back in (my) the day. This is what I call "sho nuff grown folk music". Hope you have a great weekend.

July 19, 2008 at 11:13 AM

That is one of those songs I could really kick back to after work.laying on the so far with an ice cold drink - after the break-up of not.
I've never heard this either but I like it, it is smooth.

July 19, 2008 at 1:30 PM

Classic. Happy OSF!

July 19, 2008 at 2:02 PM

I like it! Never heard it before, thanks for sharing.

July 19, 2008 at 2:19 PM

great pick! I love the Ohio Players! I think Sweet Stick Thing is my favorite!

July 19, 2008 at 10:12 PM

lol, Ohio Players that one was not even on my radar.
Good pull.

July 20, 2008 at 12:39 AM

Hi there!!

The Ohio Players?

Now that is TRULY ole skool!! Those dudes are about 70 years old now!


I remember the album cover with the lady in the fire dad was a fan...


July 20, 2008 at 2:42 AM
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