This was originally posted on August 29, 2010

Now you know I had to do a special edition in honor of Michael on the anniversary of his birth. Please enjoy the selections and please feel free to post your thoughts about these gems.

Cover Information-Original Artists

1 Bill Withers
2 The Beatles
3 Stephanie Mills, Hinton Battle, Tiger Haynes & Ted Ross
4 Wings
5 Carole Bayer Sager
6 Jackie Wilson
7 The Supremes
8 The Temptations
9 Johnny Mathis
10 The Stylistics
11 Bobby Day
12 Charlie Chaplin
13 The Miracles
14 Carole King

Ivan Orr is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, performer, and writer. A native of Charlottesville, Virginia Ivan was involved with the forming and nascent days of The Music Resource Center as its first Program Director. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan currently resides in Richmond, VA where he maintains an active performance and production schedule while serving as the Music Editor for Grown Folks Music, a position he has held since 2010.