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phil collins Phil Collins Going Back To Motown Classics In NYC

In a throw back tribute to the Motown greats, [lastfm]Phil Collins[/lastfm] brought out his 18-piece band, backup singers, classy suit and tie and some good ol’ fashion pop nostalgia in his Motown tribute concert at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City.  Watch Collins perform some classic hits near and dear to his heart.trans Phil Collins Going Back To Motown Classics In NYC

Previewing his Motown cover album that hits stores September 28, [lastfm]Phil Collins [/lastfm] travelled back to the time of beehives and glitz and glam performing an all Motown/soul tribute concert.  Covering classics from [lastfm]The Temptations[/lastfm], [lastfm]Miracles[/lastfm], [lastfm]Stevie Wonder[/lastfm], [lastfm]Smokey Robinson[/lastfm] and more, Collins didn’t disappoint with his huge backing band, including members of the [lastfm]Funk Brothers[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Genesis[/lastfm], and sharing the stage with his peppy backup singers.

The audience’s reaction and enthusiasm proves these classic tunes never go out of style and the fact that [lastfm]Phil Collins[/lastfm] is really just the man.  Check out Collins’ amazing range in some shaky, amateur YouTube videos…ah, you’ll get the idea.

“My Girl”

“Going To A Go Go”

“Going Back”

[Source: Rolling Stone, NY Times]


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