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Q: Name that tune! R&B / Soul Song "Its goin to be a long (LONG) hot summers night. ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
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Subject: Name that tune! R&B / Soul Song "Its goin to be a long (LONG) hot summers night.
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Music
Asked by: superflyguy-ga
List Price: $6.00
Posted: 15 Aug 2004 06:22 PDT
Expires: 14 Sep 2004 06:22 PDT
Question ID: 388093
Hi!

I am looking for the name of the song and the artist of a song that I
heard played on the radio.  It is not a recent song....!  I remember
hearing it in 1992/1993 but it may be slightly older than that.

It is a US love song / semi sexy, possibly R&B / Soul.  It is slow
love song with fast moving background music.  There is only a single
lead male voice in the vocals.  Someone once told me that the song was
by Keith Sweat but I am not all convinced if this is true (May be /
may not be!) It is by someone of that kind of background.

Here are the lyrics of the song as best as I can rememember them.

Intro... "Summer Heat, Summer Rain"

Somewhere in the middle " The radio plays our favourite song,...
passion takes over..."
Somewhere in the middle " Dont hold back..give yourself to me"

Chorus "Its goin to be a long (LONG) hot summers night....we're making
love under the moonlight" REPEAT

Somewhere towards the end " Take it off baby,.... just you and me baby"

Finish with Chorus to fade!


Would like the name of the artist, song title, album and complete song lyrics.

I have tried looking at a couple of lyrics websites but as it is not a
recent song, have found it a bit difficult.
PLEASE HELP!!

Request for Question Clarification by googlenut-ga on 15 Aug 2004 12:50 PDT
Hello superflyguy-ga,

I have found the song you are looking for.  I can tell you the song
name, the artist and album.

I have not been able to find a listing of the lyrics.  I have been
able to find an MP3 download of the song, and it definitely contains
the lyrics that you provided.

Would this be an acceptable answer to your question?

Googlenut

Clarification of Question by superflyguy-ga on 15 Aug 2004 14:05 PDT
Hi Googlenut!

Yep that would be fine, if you can please provide me with the URL to
the .mp3 file that would be magic!
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Subject: Re: Name that tune! R&B / Soul Song "Its goin to be a long (LONG) hot summers night.
Answered By: googlenut-ga on 15 Aug 2004 14:22 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
 
Hello superflyguy-ga,

The song you are looking for is ?Long Hot Summer Night? by James
"J.T." Taylor, formerly of Kool & the Gang.


For more about J. T. Taylor see:

ARTISTdirect.com 
JAMES "J.T." TAYLOR: Overview
http://ubl.artistdirect.com/music/artist/card/0,,500303,00.html?artist=James+%22J%2ET%2E%22+Taylor#overview
?The lead singer for Kool & the Gang from 1979 to 1988, James "J.T."
Taylor presided over the group's commercial -- if not artistic -- peak
of the early to mid-'80s, later moving on to a solo career.?



The song originally appeared on his 1991 album ?Feel the Need?.  This
album is available on CD at Amazon.com.


Amazon.com 
Feel the Need 
James "J.T." Taylor
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000008LEZ/qid=1092599215/sr=ka-1/ref=pd_ka_1/104-5429508-8516748



An extended mix version of the song appears on his 2001 CD  "James
""J.T."" Taylor - Greatest Hits".

Amazon.com
"James ""J.T."" Taylor - Greatest Hits"
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005B6A3/ref=pd_ecc_rvi_1/104-5429508-8516748



I found the MP3 format download of the extended mix version of the song here:

Searchmpthree.com
http://www.searchmpthree.com/searchint_styles.asp?s=15&t=R%26B%2FSoul
(The third song under ?R&B/Soul Top Hits Latin America?, about  way down the page)



Other references:

AllMusic.com
James "J.T." Taylor
http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&token=&sql=11:4zsqoaqabijr


Delafont.com
JT Taylor
http://delafont.com/music_acts/JT-Taylor.htm



I hope you have found this information helpful.  If you have any
questions, please request clarification, prior to rating the answer.

Googlenut



Successful Google search terms:

"long hot summer night" ?hendrix
://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=ISO-8859-1&safe=off&q=%22long+hot+summer+night%22+-hendrix

"jt taylor" download mp3
://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=ISO-8859-1&safe=off&q=%22jt+taylor%22+download+mp3
superflyguy-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $1.00
5 Star!  Thanks Googlenut!!!!

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Subject: Re: Name that tune! R&B / Soul Song "Its goin to be a long (LONG) hot summers night.
From: googlenut-ga on 16 Aug 2004 08:39 PDT
 
superflyguy-ga,

Thanks for the 5-star rating and the tip!

I'm glad I was able to help.

Googlenut

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