Syreeta - The Rita Wright Years - Rare Motown 1967-1970 CD
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The Rita Wright Years - Rare Motown 1967-1970 CD

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Title: The Rita Wright Years - Rare Motown 1967-1970 CD
Artist: Syreeta
Label: Kent
Catalogue #: CDTOP455
Format: CD
Genre: Motown, 60s Soul, 70s Soul
Release Year: 2016
Condition: New & Sealed

1. I Can't Give Back The Love I Feel For You
2. Ain't I Gonna Win Your Love
3. It Don't Mean Nothin' To Me
4. Something On My Mind
5. Beware Of A Stranger
6. That's What He Told Me
7. I Want To Go Back There Again
8. Bad Boy
9. Give Back The Good Things
10. Hurtin' Me (Became A Habit)
11. Can't Stop
12. Where Is The Love
13. Mind, Body And Soul
14. You
15. Save The Country
16. Since You Came Back
17. Can You Feel It, Babe
18. Love Child
19. Where There's A Will There's A Way
20. Love's Gone Bad
21. Love My Lovin' Man
22. You Made Me Feel Like (Everything Is Alright)
23. (Touched) By The Hand Of Love
24. May His Love Shine Forever

One of Motown's best loved female acts of the 70s and 80s finally receives a long overdue overview of her first recordings from 1967-70.

 

These tracks were recorded when Syreeta was still being marketed by Motown as Rita Wright. Only two were issued at the time of recording. A formidable 17 are seeing the light of day here for the first time. She was teamed with many of Motown's top producers of the period, including Ashford & Simpson, Holland-Dozier-Holland, Hal Davis, Hank Cosby and her future husband Stevie Wonder. All brought top-drawer material to the table in the hope of finding her a hit.

 

The CD includes what appears to be a completed and shelved 1970 album for Motown's Mowest subsidiary, featuring her versions of Motown classics by the Miracles, Chris Clark and Marvin Gaye, among others. Continued interest in Syreeta Wright's later Motown material is sure to fuel strong demand for this strong package.

 

It features a detailed note and comprehensive annotations from acknowledged Motown expert Keith Hughes.


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