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Originally, this was a #1 hit for The Jackson 5 in 1970.
Carey recorded this on the March 16, 1992 edition of MTV Unplugged. She decided to add it to her repertoire 2 days before the performance.
Carey recorded this as a duet with R&B singer Trey Lorenz, with Walter Afanasieff (producer of Michael Bolton's hits) on piano.
Columbia Records had no plans to release this as a single, but overwhelming demand prompted its May 28 release, 10 weeks after Carey's initial performance. (thanks, Brad Wind - Miami, FL, for all above)
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They Might Be Giants
Who writes a song about a name they found in a phone book? That's just one of the everyday things these guys find to sing about. Anything in their field of vision or general scope of knowledge is fair game. If you cross paths with them, so are you.
Don Brewer of Grand Funk
The drummer and one of the primary songwriters in Grand Funk talks rock stardom and Todd Rundgren.