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Released inthe anthem was an artistic response to Motown chief Berry Gordy 's demanding hold on his artists after the Isleys left the label in late After scoring one popular hit with the label with " This Old Heart of Mine Is Weak for You ", Keep On Doin - The Isley Brothers - Its Your Thing - The Story Of The Isley Brothers Isleys felt typecast in the role as a second-tier act while well-established Detroit acts like The TemptationsThe Miraclesand the Four Tops got more promotion from the label Motown.
The brothers' decision to Lady Sings The Blues - Diana Ross - Live Motown came after a successful UK tour, where they had a bigger fan base than in America. Similar success came with two more singles from their Motown catalog that were hits well after their Motown departure. Berry Gordy allowed the brothers to leave the label, and the Isleys reactivated their own label, T-Neck Recordswhich they had originally started a few years prior to their Motown signing.
The lead singer said that he thought of the melody and some of the lyrics in his head. His older brothers O'Kelly and Rudolph helped compose more lyrics. Recorded in two takes and featuring the first appearance of year-old Ernie on bass and Skip Pitts on guitar.
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