Yes, you got that right another “new” series. This series though, is going to be fun and for the most part the posts will be short and sweet. You see I have questions, but often I don’t have a lot of questions and in this case I just have one question.
Today our subject is Mary J. Blige’s classic cover of “Sweet Thing” originally recorded in 1975 by Rufus feat. Chaka Khan. So in many ways we have a song that has become classic material in two separate eras. In many ways the success of “Sweet Thing” in the early 90′s could very well be attributed to the widespread curiosity and appreciation of parent’s or older siblings record collections from the 1970′s. In fact leading up to 1992 a resurgence in popularity for the films and music (and in some cases fashion) had begun in earnest. (more…)