Friday, September 9, 2011

The Soul Corner - "Ain't That Peculiar"

My favorite of all the great Motown singers, and probably my favorite vocalist ever, is Marvin Gaye. Before the end of the year, I will come back and do a more in-depth Soul Corner feature on Marvin.
For today, let's go with one great track from 1965, produced by Smokey Robinson, "Ain't That Peculiar":

And here is a terrific, slow and oh-so-deeply soulful cover version by a criminally underrated contemporary soul singer, Chocolate Genius:

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