Motown bass player and original 'Funk Brother' Bob Babbitt <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/music/bob-babbitt-funk-brothers-bassist-for-motown-dies-at-74/2012/07/17/gJQAxu41rW_story.html">died of brain cancer yesterday at the age of 74</a>. As far as musicians go, he was as influential as it gets. Here's one of the many legendary tracks he played on. R.I.P.
Motown's first girl group, The Marvelettes, took this Smokey Robinson penned song all the way to number two on the Billboard R&B charts in 1967. James
It's been raining all day here in Nashville, and this song has been running through my head since getting drenched on my early morning trail run. One