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This is a tale of a woman who knows her boyfriend treats her badly but she can't help but love him.
Along with a tambourine and drums, snow chains were used as percussion for this song.
All the instruments were played by the Funk Brothers, who were session musicians for Motown.
Because of its brassy sound and chorus, this song is one of many which are popular at sporting events, where the original version is played, or a marching band performs it.
The song was particularly popular during the Vietnam War, and was featured in the 1987 film Good Morning, Vietnam. (thanks, Jerro - New Alexandria, PA, for all above)
Janet Jackson intended on recording a remake of this on her 1990 Rhythm Nation 1814
album before being persuaded by her songwriters Jam and Lewis to record a song with a similar beat. The end result was her American chart-topper "Escapade
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