A Million Songs
(The Man With the) Rock and Roll Banjo Band
[iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:3AjKp3NlrLpC7UCYlfxxzg” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”]
While working on this project I’ve been enthralled by how wide-spread the symbiosis between soul and country music was, all the way up into the 1970’s. This song is an audacious blending of the two. For me, it works, but I can understand those that feel the opposite.
Written By: Berry Gordy & Clarence Paul
Vocals: Diana Ross
Vocals: Florence Ballard
Vocals: Mary Wilson
Banjo: Crawford Nix, Sr.
Producer: Lawrence T. Horn & Clarence Paul
Record Label: Motown
Original Release: The Supremes – A Breath Taking Guy/(The Man With The) Rock And Roll Banjo (Single)
Original Release Date: 1963.06.12
1965 – Sing Country Western & Pop
2005 – The Complete Motown Singles, Volume 3: 1963