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Circa-1974
BILLY GRIFFIN @ (TOMORROW-LAND IN DISNEYLAND)
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HERE I AM IN BALBOA PARK, SAN DIEGO...
STANDING NEXT TO .....
a stunning polychrome, fiberglass sculpture called "Border Crossing", by Luis Jimenez.
A beautiful piece of art that illustrates an act of emigration.
Totem-like in stature, the sculpture depicts a man carrying a woman clutching an infant on his back as he crosses the
Rio Grande River in search of a better life.
"Border Crossing" is dedicated to Jiménez’s grandfather, who
crossed the Mexico/U.S. border with Jiménez’s grandmother almost a century ago, and celebrates the determination of all immigrant peoples.
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SPY FOR BROTHERHOOD!!
Circa-1977
When we "The Miracles" got over to Columbia/Sony from Motown..
our first single release was a song called "Spy For Brotherhood".
This was a dance tune that Pete Moore and I wrote.
The story was about Martin Luther King.
It dealt with the inner-thoughts and fears that Martin must have felt as the targeted leader of the Equal Rights Movement of the 1960s.
Because of it's delicate nature "Spy For Brotherhood" was not played on most American Pop Radio Stations.
Even though we had just come off of the biggest hit of the Miracles' career, "Love Machine".
The story goes that Pop radio programmers would not play the song in fear of repercussion from the FBI.
This photo was taken in San Francisco with Dj Bob Jones from KDIA.
During an Armed Forces Radio tour to dispell any rumor that The Miracles were somehow unpatriotic for recording the song...
Pete Moore, my brother Donald and myself did over the air questions and answer sessions with callers into the radio stations.
http://www.soulmusic.com/index.asp?S=5&T=8&ART=2602
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The 2nd Coming....
Damon Harris, Jean Terrell, Billy Griffin & Dennis Edwards share a common bond and a historic kinship.
They are the only lead singers who replaced a legend in an iconic R&B group and went on to score a series of Platinum and Gold records as the new featured lead singer.
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PAYING TRIBUTE TO THOSE YOUNG WARRIORS WHO SERVED. Billy Griffin Jr. (my Dad) Pvt. First Class of "The Fighting SeaBees". "The only trouble with your...
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PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO WATCH....
"ROOTS 2016" ON THE HISTORY CHANNEL.
IT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE.
Monday, May 30th
Memorial Day @ 9/8 central time
http://roots.history.com
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"WELL I'LL BE DAMNED.... I DID NOT KNOW THIS!" This is a song I composed...... called "LET THE CHILDREN PLAY" for the Miracles' very last album on Motown...
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MY KINDA' TOWN...
CHICAGO WAS..
It was Circa 1975...
Billy Griffin & The Miracles had just finished a concert.
This cutie pie here...
Barbra Gail Oliver seems to recall that "Don't Cha Love It " was just hittin' the American charts @ this time...
on it's way to the top of Billboard's Top 20 R&B.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=381251068656899&set=a.111652542283421.15506.100003160284422&type=3&theater
I wonder who was on the show with us this night???
Anyway..
this photo was taken "after the show" @ Chicago's Roosevelt University Auditorium...
Barbra says she remembers fellow Miracle....
Ron White snapped this pic of us!
In those saddle bags of mine were:
my wallet, my hair pick... http://img.chinalovematch.net/files/blog/image/516/201106050131200221872.jpg
& hair products to take care of the "Natural Fro"...
face lotion to remove makeup after the show...
a switch-blade knife, a few small photos to autograph on the fly.... https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=280239985424675&set=a.111652542283421.15506.100003160284422&type=3&theater
and a can of mace.
Oh Yeah....
and one clean pair of Motown Boxer Shorts!!
http://www.atomretro.com/large/mowtown.jpg
Still got those Saddle Bags.
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SUPPOSE I TOLD YOU ......
That this is the actual face of the universe.
And that there is magic...
and spiritual power within this face...
What would you say....
and how would you use it???
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Billy Griffin is most revered in America as the composer and lead singer of the double-platinum Soul Opera album, "City of Angels" recorded by 
himself and the Miracles.... which just happens to contain his classic dance anthem "Love Machine." The one song that all those Motown repackaged box sets and Time/Warner TV compilation CDs need to sell 'em. Yes, that Love Machine!!! To the rest of the modern civilized world, (Holla Back! Billy fans from Europe, Brazil and Japan)) this favorite son of Baltimore, Maryland........is the "Rainman" who gave us the 80's masterpiece tandem of, "Hold Me Tighter In The Rain" and "Serious" For all you south-eastern seaboard steppers, he's the "Soul Man" who croons your 1990's Carolina beach hit, "Believe It Or Not." 
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Billy's penned songs for Wham, Aretha Franklin, Fergie, The Ojays, Ronnie Isley, Freda Payne, Edwin Starr, Evelyn Champagne King, Herb Alpert, Martine McCutcheon, The Emotions...... and donned the pop producer's cap to give The "Pasadenas" (that Soul Quintet from England) their Top of the Pop's, number one hit with "I'm Doing Fine Now." Lest we forget the Billy Griffin productions of " I Found Heaven","Could It Be Magic" and "A Million Love Songs"........ that spearheaded the break-out career of the quentisential British Boy band "Take That." Who according to the BBC, is second only to the "Beatles" as the biggest British Music Export ever!! As you well know "Take That" would eventually spin-off the solo stylings of the flamboyant Super-Star, Robbie Williams. http://www.robbiewilliams.com/ Hey enough about 'Dem Blokes'.... Google 'em up if you must..... On March 20, 2009 Billy Griffin was awarded a star on the "Hollywood Walk Of Fame" as the lead singer of the Miracles, Motown's best. ALSO VISIT: HTTP://WWW.MYSPACE.COM/BILLYGRIFFINTHEMIRACLES ..........Contact Billy Griffin: Terry Oberman Management 280 E Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. D Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 805-497-0033 ..........Mechanical Licenising: Sound Oasis Music... Valerie Jones 310-544-9464 ..........Acerca de billy GRIFFIN Un R & B / Pop productor, compositor y artista de grabación, Griffin está firmado a la recién formada RNB Entertainment Group, Fontana / Universal. El ex cantante de un icono americano, "los Milagros", Billy Griffin es más venerado en los Estados Unidos como el compositor y cantante de la doble-platino Soul Opera álbum, "City of Angels "..... que sólo ocurre para contener su baile clásico himno "Love Machine". La única canción que todos los Motown reenvasado caja fija y Time / Warner TV compilación CDs necesidad de vender 'em. Sí, que el Amor de máquina! Para el resto del mundo civilizado moderno, (Holla Back! Billy fans de Europa, Brasil y Japón)) este hijo favorito de Baltimore, Maryland ........ es el "Rainman" que nos dio el 80 la obra maestra de tándem de, "Hold Me más estrictos en la lluvia" y "graves" por todo lo que sur-este del litoral steppers, él es el "Soul Man" que croons su década de 1990 playa de Carolina del éxito, "Believe It Or Not." Billy's escrito canciones de Wham, Aretha Franklin, Fergie, The Ojays, Ronnie Isley, Freda Payne, Edwin Starr, Evelyn Champagne King, Herb Alpert, Martine McCutcheon, las emociones ...... y el pop donned del productor tope para dar el "Pasadenas" (que Soul Quinteto de Inglaterra) su Principio de la Pop's, número uno golpeado con "Estoy actuando bien ahora". Para que no olvidemos el Billy Griffin producciones de "I Found Heaven", "podría ser de Magic" y "A Million Love Songs "........ que encabezó la desintegración de la carrera de quentisential Boy banda británica "Take eso". Que de acuerdo con la BBC, ocupa el segundo lugar, a los "Beatles" como el británico más grande de exportación de música nunca! Como usted bien sabe "dar ese" eventualmente "spin-off" en solitario la stylings de la flamante Super-Star, Robbie Williams. http://www.robbiewilliams.com/ Hey lo suficiente sobre "Dem cosa'.... Google 'em si usted debe ..... TAMBIEN VISITA: HTTP:/ / WWW.MYSPACE.COM/BILLYGRIFFINTHEMIRACLES
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