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Papa Was A Rolling Stone

on '70s Soul Gold

Lyrics

It was the third of September
That day I'll always remember, yes I will
'Cause that was the day, that my daddy died
I never got a chance to see him
full lyrics
It was the third of September
That day I'll always remember, yes I will
'Cause that was the day, that my daddy died
I never got a chance to see him
full lyrics

Features of This Track

classic soul qualities
melodic horn lines
extensive vamping
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
minor key tonality
melodic string accompaniment
groove based composition
orchestral arranging
use of the wah wah pedal
brass instrument solos
a distinctive male lead vocal
narrative lyrics
vocal harmonies
intricate arranging

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Best group ever
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Papa was a hoe!!!
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Papa had three outside children and another wife. WTH!
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Such a cool groove, and always a great listen.
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Everytime i hear this song it brings a smile & joy. That 70's era was the finest in all the world!!!
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O by the way my name is Kenneth Colucci not coolmanswag ,,, I don't know or where that name came from but some just called me the Kid With The Long Hair,,, lol ,,,
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I worked for the Temp's back in the late 70's I was proud to be there boy an take care of all their need's some day well all meet in heaven an get ready for that reunion,,,,
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WHAT A CLASSIC !!!
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Blaxploitati o n Flix Pimps!
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I love temptations
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It was the third of September
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schandlor
Wow this gets u up out of your seat, and wt to dance!
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in the name of the Lawd...papa did werk.
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They don't make music like this anymore-take s you to a place like no other. And yes my papa was a stone cold mother-&$$$$ @ !
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Not my papa
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My pops was a rolling stone and it still affects me.
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Nice
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I think the song has some very true life facts that continue on to this day. We fail to believe that some behaviors are learned from our environment that we live in and some are our own created behaviors. Families still reap fruit from these seeds that were sown. That's no reason for our sons of today to not break this cycle and leave a better legacy for their own families. I'm glad this song was written for us to realize people may live like this but there is a God who will forgi
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NOT MY PAPA
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Take this kinda music over new school anyday��
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Eye need dis instrumental for ring tone
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bmjohnson82
How this song reminds me of my pops so much R.I.P Milton Johnson
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Yeah Pop Was A Rolling Stone, A Male Whore & Shiftless, But Mama Loved Him, Won't Say Nothing Bad About Him. So Many Women Endure This Painful Kind Of Love. Classical Music, Listen 2 Those Beautiful Violins, Beautiful Singing & Arrangements
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Papa was a rolling stone
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That PaPa sounds very familiar.... .
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They won't tell me the the truth about my "Papa"......
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I like this song so munch
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This is my shiiit
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This is my song
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I love the tempatation old school s**t
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Good song
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workinlady
I love it good song but so true lot man was like that and still is.
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Classic jam well written and well sung
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Papa was a rolling stone��
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You go
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This a classic! But u know there's ALOT of ppl that went through the same thing. Sad but True.
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Great song.Back in the day.
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mark.c1959
Why can't people write songs like this anymore?
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Papa was busy doing his thing...
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Where my papas at. Ride with me yall.
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Man i remember this, think i was around 10 - 11 man those were the daze, if you had some stuff you went home and was friends the next day
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Mama aint talking, but we know papa was a rolling stone, bada** side....
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I think it was one of their better songs
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The beat is too funky for work excellent recordmakes me wanna dance
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Follow me,,,,,,,,,, , ,
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Too sad!
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Temptations masterpiece
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I like it
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psychadelic shack
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intro smooth mane!!!
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