Audiophile: Listen Smarter3 Motown greats who recorded German versions of their hits
Talkin' bout mein girl...
Listen to the German tracks in full:
1. MARVIN GAYE, "WIE SCHÖN DAS IST" ("HOW SWEET IT IS")
2. THE TEMPTATIONS, "MEIN GIRL" ("MY GIRL")
3. THE SUPREMES, "WO IST UNSERE LIEBE?" ("WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO?")
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Arika Okrent is editor-at-large at TheWeek.com and a frequent contributor to Mental Floss. She is the author of In the Land of Invented Languages, a history of the attempt to build a better language. She holds a doctorate in linguistics and a first-level certification in Klingon.
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