27 July 1929
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States
6 July 2010 (aged 80)
HARVEY FUQUA, aka ""Harvey"
It pays to start by mentioning that Harvey, was in fact Harvey Fuqua, late of the Moonglows (they even take the time to mention that fact on the label). Fuqua had had a solid and very interesting career prior to this record, recording with the Moonglows, and duetting with Etta James on Chess.
He eventually found his way to Detroit, where he fell in with the various and sundry figures that would eventually give birth to the Motown organization.
Fuqua worked with Anna Gordy (sister of Berry), married Gwen Gordy (their other sister, who co-wrote this 45) and in addition to work on the Anna label (home to Barrett Strong’s ‘Money’) started his own Tri-Phi and Harvey labels where he would record a number of artists that would end up on Motown, like the Spinners, Junior Walker and Shorty Long.
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