Motown Philly: Song Of The Day 6/20 Read Count : 44

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Today's song of the day is Motown Philly by Boyz II Men. Written by Dallas Austin, Shawn Stockman, Nate Morris and Michael Bivens in 1990 and released in 1991, it returned R&B to the mainstream. The song would hit number 3 but was the first and still arguably most popular hit of the group's stellar career. Growing up in Philly, we didn't have many bands/groups that were from the city that made it big. The summer of 1991 was the Boys II Men and DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince summer and it was all Philly. Let me know what you think.

Motown Philly

Boys II Men
Motownphilly's back again
Doin' a little east coast fling
Boyz II Men going off
Not too hard, not too soft
It's long overdue but now
Philly is slammin'
Boyz II Men, ABC, BBD
The east coast family
Never skipped a beat, na
While cooling on South street
Jet black Benz, plenty of friends
And all the Philly steaks you could eat
Back in school we used to dream about this everyday
Could it really happen?
Or do dreams fade away?
Then we started singing them
They said it sounded smooth
So we started a group and here we are
Kickin' it just for you
Motownphilly's back again
Doin' a little east coast fling
Boyz II Men going off
Not too hard, not too soft
The spotlight is on us now
Watch us do this
Da da, daaa da da, da da da da da da
Live and direct from Philly town
Rap and hype and we can get down
We are ready to roll
So now the world will know that we were
Back in school we used to dream about this everyday
Could it really happen?
Or do dreams fade away?
Then we started singing them
They said it sounded smooth
So we started a group and here we are
Kickin' it just for you
Motownphilly's back again
Doin' a little east coast fling
Boyz II Men going off
Not too hard, not too soft
Doom doom doom da da, doom doom doom da da
Da di da di da da, da da, daa daa daa
Doom doom doom da da, doom doom doom da da
Da di da di da da, da da, daa daa daa
Motownphilly's back again
Doin' a little east coast fling
Boyz II Men going off
Not too hard, not too soft

Comments

  • great song

    Jun 21, 2020

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