When i was about 15 my dad's birthday rolled around, and he wanted 2 records.
Michael McDonald - i forget the album
Eddie Kendricks - Greatest Hits.
I thought Michael McDonald was super lame and corny, but i never even knew who Eddie Kendricks was, so i listened to it with him. I was 100% blown away with this guy, who at one point was in motown during there really good years. He was with them when they made " my girl " etc etc.
The point is i think Eddie should be heard by other people, not just my dad and me.
Here are 2 of my favorite tracks by him: