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  • Tomorrow
    04:19
    Episode 1

    Tomorrow

    Episode 1

    “Tomorrow” was released in 1984 as part of The Winans’ album “Tomorrow”. Carvin originally wrote the song and performs it on Sessions X.

  • David Clayton-Thomas - Interview Part 4

    Episode 2

    Carvin Winans sits down with David Clayton-Thomas to discuss the Grammy awards, the song “Spinning Wheel”, and the musical styles David first began with on his musical journey.

  • Carvin Winans - Interview Pt 1

    Episode 3

    Phil Guerrero sits down with Carvin Winans to discuss growing up surrounded by music, the strictness around music in his house, and listening to secular music.

  • Ralph Terrana - Interview Pt. 4

    Episode 4

    Doug Thompson sits down with Ralph Terrana to discuss Dennis Coffey and the wah-wah pedal, the Rare Earth label, and Motown running sessions for almost 24 hours a day.

  • Maybe Katie

    Episode 5

    “Maybe Katie” was originally released in 2003 as part of The Barenaked Ladies’ album “Everything to Everyone”. It was recorded and released once again in 2017 as part of “Ladies and Gentlemen: The Barenaked Ladies and The Persuasions”.

  • Dennis Coffey Interview Pt. 6

    Episode 6

    Doug Thompson sits down with Dennis Coffey to discuss being the most successful Funk Brother, the process behind “Scorpio”, and hearing his hits on the radio.

  • Michael McDonald - Interview Pt. 10

    Episode 7

    Carvin Winans sits down with Michael McDonald to discuss the lyrics of “Takin’ It To The Street”, the call and response music style, and how the song relates to church.

  • Four Seconds

    Episode 8

    “Four Seconds” was originally released in 2010 as part of The Barenaked Ladies’ album “All In Good Time”. It was recorded and released once again in 2017 as part of “Ladies and Gentlemen: The Barenaked Ladies and The Persuasions”.

  • Dennis Coffey Interview Pt. 5

    Episode 9

    Doug Thompson sits down with Dennis Coffey to discuss the secrecy surrounding the Motown talent, Dennis’ session with Marvin Gaye, and his friendship with James Jamerson Jr.

  • David Clayton-Thomas - Interview Part 3

    Episode 10

    Carvin Winans sits down with David Clayton-Thomas to discuss the song “Wade in the Water”, the Jewish influence in Gospel music, and the barriers that music defies.

  • Smokey Robinson - Interview Pt 5

    Episode 11

    Carvin Winans sits down with Smokey Robinson to discuss tension surrounding performing in the south, Rosa Parks and the Civil Rights Movement, and being raised in Detroit.

  • Michael McDonald - Interview Pt. 9

    Episode 12

    Carvin Winans sits down with Michael McDonald to discuss when he knew he could pursue music, his starting band, and his first record deal.

  • Jimmy Mack
    03:39
    Episode 13

    Jimmy Mack

    Episode 13

    “Jimmy Mack” was released in 1966 as part of Martha And The Vandellas’ album “Watchout”.

  • Ralph Terrana - Interview Pt. 3

    Episode 14

    Doug Thompson sits down with Ralph Terrana to discuss Tera Shirma, working with The Funk Brothers, and Marvin Gaye releasing “What’s Going On”.

  • For You
    03:53
    Episode 15

    For You

    Episode 15

    “For You” was originally released in 2010 as part of The Barenaked Ladies’ album “All In Good Time”. It was recorded and released once again in 2017 as part of “Ladies and Gentlemen: The Barenaked Ladies and The Persuasions”.

  • Smokey Robinson - Interview Pt 4

    Episode 16

    Carvin Winans sits down with Smokey Robinson to discuss Berry Gordy forming Motown, the competition at Motown, and the strong community that surrounded the label.

  • Blessed Assurance

    Episode 17

    “Blessed Assurance” was released in 1995 as part of Cece Winans’ album “Alone In His Presence”.

  • David Clayton-Thomas - Interview Part 2

    Episode 18

    Carvin Winans sits down with David Clayton-Thomas to discuss the history of the song “Freedom for the Stallion”, New Orleans R&B sound, and how music transcends culture and language barriers.

  • Ralph Terrana - Interview Pt. 2

    Episode 19

    Doug Thompson sits down with Ralph Terrana to discuss Motown, his brother as a sound engineer, and working with Eartha Kitt.

  • Michael McDonald - Interview Pt. 8

    Episode 20

    Carvin Winans sits down with Michael McDonald to discuss his musical roots, singing in bars, and performing music as a young child.

  • Dennis Coffey Interview Pt. 4

    Episode 21

    Doug Thompson sits down with Dennis Coffey to discuss recording with The Jackson Five, recording without a rehearsal, and playing in a rehearsal band created by Henry Cosby.

  • Some Fantastic

    Episode 22

    “Some Fantastic” was originally released in 1998 as part of The Barenaked Ladies’ album “Stunt”. It was recorded and released once again in 2017 as part of “Ladies and Gentlemen: The Barenaked Ladies and The Persuasions”.

  • David Clayton-Thomas - Interview Part 1

    Episode 23

    Carvin Winans sits down with David Clayton-Thomas to discuss David’s rough childhood, his time in reformatories, and the importance of self-worth that changes everything.

  • Tomorrow ft. Carvin Winans

    Episode 24

    “Tomorrow” was originally released in 1984 as part of The Winans’ album “Tomorrow”. Written by Carvin Winans, “Tomorrow”, is sung on Sessions X as a duet between Carvin and Martha Reeves.