Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Mo-town Madness Challenge- Let's Get It On

Oh, Mo-town...

It can be one really rocky day, and a lil' Mo-town does wonders when it comes to reviving my groove.
I just can't control myself from moving to the jam. I try. Really I do. It's a test in impulse control.

As soon as the beat kicks in, I try not to rock my head to the percussion. I try not to tap ma' toes. I fight to keep my shoulders from a' flailing. Hips, don't sway! Fingers, stop snappin'! Feet, stop shufflin'!

All efforts in vain. The more I concentrate on controlling one body part from groovin'- it's certain that some other part is taking over the jive. Seriously, I've tried. My dang TEETH tap if I try to stop my body from moving.

Something about Mo-town drives me bonkers in the best way- like Cally catnip or something! I have a hard time trusting anyone who claims to genuinely not feel the Mo-town vibe. How could anyone withstand the impetus of that groove?!?

I challenge you.

Here's one of my all-time favorite Mo-town jams, by the soulful Marvin Gaye. I dare you to get through half of this song without moving a muscle. I don't think it can be done. I'm not sure you should admit it if you CAN block that kinda jam. Ooooh, now it's a double dare.

And, please...can you check out that outfit? I mean, really! Let's not overlook Marvin's own trademark wiggle. Shazam, people. Sha-zam! So, let's get it on!

What's your favorite Mo-town jam?

XOXO From My Hearth to Yours

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