SoulTracks Lost Gem: An O'Jays classic goes a cappella

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    Back in 1978, The O'Jays were at the peak of their power, and they took a cool Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff composition right to #1. "Use Ta Be My Girl" was among the trio's greatest hits, and so much of the song's brilliance was in the Gamble & Huff's classy production, which hit all the right spots.

    But in our latest SoulTracks Lost Gem, we give a peek behind the curtain to demonstrate that, while the song's production was great, the vocals were equally outstanding. Check out the raw vocal track from the song and you hear the mellifluous tones of Walter Williams and the absolutely on point harmonies with Eddie Levert and Sammy Strain.

    We think you'll enjoy this different Lost Gem. Tell us what you think.

    Back in 1978, The O'Jays were at the peak of their power, and they took a cool Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff composition right to #1. "Use Ta Be My Girl" was among the trio's greatest hits, and so much of the song's brilliance was in the Gamble & Huff's classy production, which hit all the right spots.

    But in our latest SoulTracks Lost Gem, we give a peek behind the curtain to demonstrate that, while the song's production was great, the vocals were equally outstanding. Check out the raw vocal track from the song and you hear the mellifluous tones of Walter Williams and the absolutely on point harmonies with Eddie Levert and Sammy Strain.

    We think you'll enjoy this different Lost Gem. Tell us what you think.

     
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