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Kim Weston The Motown Anthology (2-CD)

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Kim Weston: The Motown Anthology (2-CD)

(2005/UNIVERSAL) 48 tracks 1962-65 (incl.unreleased) 12 page booklet. new price!


Kim Weston - The Motown Anthology (2-CD) Medium 1
1: Love Me All The Way  
2: Just Loving You  
3: Looking For The Right Guy  
4: A Little More Love  
5: I'm Still Loving You  
6: A Thrill A Moment  
7: Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me A Little While)  
8: Helpless (long version)  
9: You Hit Me Where It Hurt Me  
10: Hurt A Little Everyday  
11: Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things)  
12: I Don't Know If I'm Coming Or Going  
13: I'm Gonna Make It Up To You  
14: Come And Get These Memories  
15: Will I Find My Love  
16: You Can Do It  
17: I Got A Weak Heart  
18: Marionette  
19: Fancy Meeting You Here  
20: Your Wonderful Sweet Sweet Love  
21: Where Am I Going  
22: When I Lost You  
23: Helpless (short version)  
24: Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me...) (alt.vers.)  
Kim Weston - The Motown Anthology (2-CD) Medium 2
1: I Know His Name (Only His Name)  
2: Meet Me Half Away  
3: Perfect Love  
4: Loving Touch  
5: Love Trouble Heartache And Misery  
6: Look My Way Another Train Coming  
7: I Need Him  
8: Your Mother Called On Me Today  
9: I'm The Exception To The Rule  
10: Build Him Up  
11: Go On Without Me  
12: When We Get Together  
13: One And One Makes Two  
14: Joey Joey  
15: Just Call Me  
16: He's My Baby  
17: Any Girl In Love (Knows What I'm...)  
18: I Love You, Yes I Do  
19: Drop In The Bucket  
20: Absent Minded Lover  
21: I Got Good News  
22: What Have I Done To Myself  
23: This Dream  


Artikeleigenschaften von Kim Weston: The Motown Anthology (2-CD)

  • Interpret: Kim Weston

  • Albumtitel: The Motown Anthology (2-CD)

  • Artikelart CD

  • Genre R&B, Soul

  • Music Genre Soul
  • Music Style Soul
  • Music Sub-Genre 254 Soul
  • Erscheinungsjahr 2005
  • Label MOTOWN

  • SubGenre R&B Music - Soul

  • EAN: 0602498316054

  • Gewicht in Kg: 0.120

Interpreten-Beschreibung "Weston, Kim"

Kim Weston

Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me A Little While)

Kim Weston

Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me A Little While)


Primarily known for her sophisticated uptown soul stylings (usually produced by her husband, Mickey Stevenson) during her first few years at Motown, Kim Weston's spectacular reading of Holland-Dozier-Holland's relentless Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me A Little While) propelled the gospel-trained chanteuse in a new direction. It gave Kim the major solo hit she'd deserved for so long, peaking at #4 R&B, but was apparently a little too passionate for pop audiences, maxing out at #50.

Born Agatha Natalie Weston on December 20, 1939 in Detroit, Weston grew up singing in church choirs, joining The Wright Specials when she was 17. A segue to secular music came a few years later. "I was in church one Sunday, and a friend of mine came by," she says. "He came by and asked me if I would do some demos for a friend of his, and that friend happened to be the cousin of Brian and Eddie Holland." Eddie didn't care for the songs but loved Kim's pipes. "I was just doing the demo to get the money,"  she says. "I wasn't thinking about becoming a professional." Kim made her 1963 debut on Motown's Tamla logo with the love triangle lament It Should Have Been Me, but it was the other side, Love Me All The Way, that ended up a hit. Her follow-ups shimmered with class, but only What Good Am I Without You, a duet with Marvin Gaye, cracked the charts in '64, the same year Kim and Mickey married.

H-D-H's Take Me In Your Arms sent Kim back to the winner's circle. "I just enjoyed doing that with her, because to me the track was very raunchy, and she had one of those voices I thought was very, very powerful. But mostly she always thought she was more like a ballad singer. But she had a powerful voice. And so I thought that doing that track, doing that song for her and her singing it, would make a very, very strong song," says co-writer Eddie Holland. "Because I felt that the track was so dynamic, and her voice was ballad-y. So she was sort of singing almost like a ballad type of way, but it was powerful, and it was going with this very up-tempo track. So I thought that made a great combination."

Co-producer Lamont Dozier describes The Funk Brothers' drive on Take Me In Your Arms as "grinding away, the wheels of the train comin' at'cha." Weston sang iton NBC-TV's 'Hullabaloo,' precariously perched atop a pedestal as dancers gyrated beneath her. "Did I move?"  Kim asks. "I'm sure I didn't do too much!" Compared to Weston's earthy original, The Doobie Brothers' '75 hit remake of Take Me In Your Arms sounds downright anemic. H-D-H also supplied Kim's rousing '66 hit follow-up Helpless. Kim left Motown along with Mickey when he moved to L.A. to run a division of MGM Records, but she went out with a bang: It Takes Two, her uplifting duet with Marvin, was her top pop seller of all in early '67. 

- Bill Dahl -

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