Funk Brothers with James Jamerson: Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart (Instrumental)
The up-tempo Supremes tune “Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart” was a departure from the group’s more typical lighter sound. And while this one didn’t make #1 as many of the Funk Brothers-backed tunes, it did make the top 10 for a week in 1966.
And now, thanks to the power of the interwebs, here’s the full, pre-edit track for tune, anchored by James Jamerson and the rest of the Funk Brothers. You can hear the pre-song chatter, including Diana Ross, as well as the full outro.
Once again! Another great bass line.
Love that man.
the main man.
He could play “busy”, inventing incredible runs with nothing but a lead sheet, or he could play written parts and make them sound vibrant and alive.
No one could lay a better foundation than this guy.
The man. The bass. The FUNK.
The Hook. The Man’s Thumb was awesome.
Huh ? His index was the hook and his thumb was used to mute>
I stand corrected
incredible lost treasure!