PAPA WAS A ROLLIN' STONE

Latest update on 28/08/2010

Artist: Undisputed Truth
Author: Norman Whitfield/Barrett Strong
Label: Gordy
Year: 1972

Six months before The Temptations and still without the memorable bass intro. The original intro seems to deliberately borrow from Donny Hathaway's The Ghetto ('70).

Covers:

1972:

Temptations

1973:

Pioneers

1981:

Stars On 45

1982:

Wolf

1988:

David Lindley

1990:

Was (Not Was)

1993:

George Michael [and in '98 in medley with Killer (see there)]

1993:

Lovemongers

1996:

Third World

1997:

Rolling Stones [six uncredited harmonica notes in Out Of Control]

2010:

Phil Collins

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