Oh How Happy

Album: Happiness Is The Shades of Blue (1966)
Charted: 12
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Songfacts®:

  • This was the only hit for Shades of Blue, who were a white soul band from Detroit. The song came at a time when American soul music influenced the British music industry, creating a genre called Northern Soul. >>
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    Mike - Santa Barbara, CA
  • This was written by Edwin Starr, who is known for his 1970 hit "War." When he wrote this song, Starr was working for a Detroit record label that was eventually bought out by Motown.

Comments: 2

  • Stephen from Dallas, TexasOne of my all time favorites - Fall of 1966 - had just entered Stanford grad school. a special time for this Ga. boy.
  • Neil from Toronto, OnThe Jackson 5 did this song on their "third album". Jermaine sang lead.
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