Wednesday, October 9, 2013
40 Year Itch : The Soul Top 10 for October 13,1973
1. Eddie Kendricks : Keep on Truckin'
The former Temptation ( he sang lead on "Just My Imagination ( Running Away From Me)" and "The Way You Do The Things You Do") is often credited with recording the first true disco song ("Girl, You Need a Change of Mind"). For his third album, Eddie Kendricks recorded a seven minute version of "Keep On Truckin", a phrase popularized by underground comic writer Robert Crumb. The song, big with the "bump" crowd, crossed over to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in November.
2. Gladys Knight and the Pips : Midnight Train to Georgia
3. The Jackson 5: Get It Together
4. Millie Jackson : Hurts So Good
5. Stevie Wonder: Higher Ground
6. Temptations : Hey Girl ( I Like Your Style)
7. Marvin Gaye : Let's Get It On
8. James Brown : Sexy, Sexy, Sexy
9. Bloodstone: Never Let You Go
10. Kool and the Gang : Funky Stuff