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Ain't That Peculiar
Composer: Warren Moore / William Robinson / Bobby Rogers / Marv Tarplin

Ain't That Peculiar was played once by the Grateful Dead during a soundcheck on 25th June 1993

The song was performed by Bobby & The Midnites in 1983 and 1984 and by Ratdog in 1995.

The original Marvin Gaye single topped the Billboard's R&B charts in the fall of 1965 and reached number eight on the Pop charts.



Bob Weir

info Where the Beat Meets the Street, Bobby and The Midnites, 1984

Other recordings

no info Single (Ain't That Peculiar / She's Got To Be Real), Marvin Gaye, Sept 1965 (Tamla 54122)
info Moods of Marvin Gaye, Marvin Gaye, 1966
no info It's Uptown, George Benson, 1966
no info Quincy's Got a Brand New Bag, Quincy Jones, 1966
info Got a Good Thing Goin', "Big" John Patton, 1966
no info Price To Pay, Alan Price, 1966
no info Wade in the Water, Ramsey Lewis, 1966
info 16 Original Big Hits, Vol. 6, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 1966
info Greatest Hits, Volume 2, Marvin Gaye , 1967
no info Super Soul, Richard Groove Holmes, 1967
no info On Broadway, Reuben Wilson, 1968
info The Grass Is Greener, Grassella Oliphant, 1968?
no info Composes, Produces & Sings, Ellie Greenwich, 1968
no info The Sound of Sexy Soul, The Delfonics, 1969
no info Paul Humphrey & the Cool Aid Chemists, Paul Humphrey & The Cool Aid Chemists, 1969
info Super Hits, Marvin Gaye, 1970
info Rita Coolidge, Rita Coolidge, 1971
no info Fanny Hill, Fanny, 1972
no info Jermaine, Jermaine Jackson, 1973
no info Greatest Hits, Ramsey Lewis, 1973
no info Martha Reeves, Martha Reeves, 1974
no info Just Wanna Rock 'n' Roll, Jose Feliciano, 1974
no info Anthology, Marvin Gaye, 1974
no info Swing Your Daddy, Jim Gilstrap, 1975
no info Diamond Reo, Diamond Reo, 1975
no info A Piece of the Rock, Disco Tex and His Sex-O-Lettes, 1975
info Benson Burner, George Benson, 1976
no info Clear Sailin', Chris Hillman, 1977
info Live At The London Palladium, Marvin Gaye, 1977
no info Summertime, George Benson, 1977
no info Try and Love Again, Booker T Jones, 1978
no info Foreplay #10, Various Artists (Booker T Jones), 1978
no info Night, Night, 1979
no info Sooner or Later, Rex Smith, 1979
no info Frankie Eldorado, Frankie Eldorado, 1980
no info Gentlemen Take Polaroids, Japan, 1980
no info Jose Feliciano, Jose Feliciano, 1981
no info Stompin' at the Savoy, Rufus & Chaka Khan, 1983
no info Mask of Smiles, John Waite, 1985
no info New Grass Revival, New Grass Revival, 1986
no info Slow Dance, Southside Johnny, 1988
no info Slowburn, Peter Gabriel, 1989
no info Billboard Top R&B Hits: 1965, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 1989
no info Classic Rock 1965: Shakin' All Over, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 1989
no info The Marvin Gaye Collection, Marvin Gaye, 1990
no info Rhythm & Blues: 1965, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 1991
no info The Essence of George Benson, George Benson, 1992
no info You Have to Cry Sometime, Nona Hendryx and Billy Vera, 1992
info Blue 'n' Soul, Various Artists (Big John Patton), 1992
no info Playing the Hits from the Motor City, Spirit Traveler, 1993
no info Gentlemen Take Polaroids/Tin Drum/Oil on Canvas, Japan, 1994
no info The Piccadilly Story, Various Artists (The Loving Kind), 1994
no info Going Back Home, Frankie Lee, 1994
info The Master: 1961-1984, Marvin Gaye, 1995
no info Coming Days, Alias Ron Kavana, 1995
no info Anthology, Marvin Gaye, 1995
no info Swing Your Daddy/Love Talk, Jim Gilstrap, 1995
no info Motown Legends, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 1995
no info Dancing 'til Dawn, Various Artists (George Tindley), 1995
no info Space Age Soul, The John Schroeder Orchestra, 1996
no info Mark III, Empire Featuring Peter Banks, 1996
no info What's Going On, Delroy Wilson, 1996
no info Night / Long Distance, Night, 1996
no info Dogs in Heaven, Pete Anderson, 1997
no info Forever Yours, Marvin Gaye, 1997
no info Live!, The Jackson 5, 1997
no info Blue Obsession, Michael Mcdonald, 1997
no info Sounds Rare, Sounds Orchestral, 1997
no info Skin to Earth, Michael Benedict, 1997
no info Soul To Keep, McAllister Loving, Jr., 1997
no info Little Dog Records 1997 Sampler, Various Artists (Pete Anderson), 1997
no info Once Upon a Time: The Best of Delroy Wilson, Delroy Wilson, 1998
no info Hang on Ramsey/Wade in the Water, Ramsey Lewis, 1998
no info Greatest Hits, Josť Feliciano, 1998
no info Untouchable, Danny Gatton, 1998
info Signifying!: Funky Organ Grooves from the Big Apple, Various Artists (Richard "Groove" Holmes), 1998
no info Talkin' Verve Groovy!, Various Artists (Quincy Jones), 1998
info Blue Note Salutes Motown, Various Artists (Big John Patton), 1998
info 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Marvin Gaye, Vol. 1, Marvin Gaye, 1999
no info Silent Treatment, Long John Baldry, 1999
no info Composes, Produces & Sings/Let It Be Written, Let It Be Sung, Ellie Greenwich, 1999
no info Alien Alert, Ron Kavana, 1999
no info Were You There: Live 1966, Zoot Money, 1999
no info Motown Legends, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 1999
no info Reggae Jamaica Stylee, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Delroy Wilson), 1999
no info The Greatest Hits, Ramsey Lewis, 199?
no info Greatest Hits: Live in '76, Marvin Gaye, 2000
no info Play The Hip Hits, Booker T & The MG's, 2000
no info The George Benson Anthology, George Benson, 2000
no info Jose Feliciano Sings: Greatest Hits, Josť Feliciano, 2000
no info Cafe Jazz, Vol. 2, Various Artists (George Benson), 2000
info Just Walk in My Shoes: The Songs of Motown, Various Artists (Sounds Orchestral), 2000
info The Hammond Organ Collection, Various Artists (Big John Patton), 2000
info The Very Best of Marvin Gaye, Marvin Gaye, 2001
no info Moods of Marvin Gaye/In the Groove, Marvin Gaye, 2001
no info Live, Fanny, 2001
no info Great Dirty Dancing Hits, The Contours, 2001
no info Box Set, Kiss, 2001
no info Mask of Smiles/Rover's Return, John Waite, 2001
no info New Amsterdam, Mathilde Santing, 2001
no info The Serious Reggae Album, Vol. 3, Various Artists (Delroy Wilson), 2001
no info First Time in a Long Time: The Reprise Recordings, Fanny, 2002
no info Live, Arnold McCuller, 2002
no info Bless My Soul, Jimmy Roberts, 2002
info Jukebox Hits of the 60's, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 2002
info 40 Years Of Jukebox Hits, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 2002
info Soul Men, Booker T. & the MG's, 2003
no info Live in Montreux 1980, Marvin Gaye, 2003
no info I Put a Spell on You and Other Great Hits, Alan Price, 2003
no info American Splendor Soundtrack, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 2003
no info American Splendor Soundtrack, Various Artists (Chocolate Genius), 2003
no info It's the Same Old Song, Various Artists (Jim Gilstrap), 2003
no info That Driving Beat, Vol. 5: Doin' the Mod, Various Artists (The Loving Kind), 2003
no info 60's Soul Mix, Vol. 2, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 2003
no info Reggae Vibes, Various Artists (Delroy Wilson), 2003
info Gold, Marvin Gaye, 2004
no info Better Must Come: The Anthology, Delroy Wilson, 2004
no info In Japan!, The Jackson 5, 2004
no info Bettye Swann, Bettye Swann, 2004
no info Super Lungs: The Complete Studio Recordings, Terry Reid, 2004
no info Ultimate Rarities Collection, Various Artists (Dennis Edwards), 2004
no info Soulful Sixties, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 2004
no info Pool Party: Reggae Waves, Various Artists (Delroy Wilson), 2004
info Grass Roots: The Best of New Grass Revival, New Grass Revival, 2005
info Grass Roots / The Grass Is Greener, Grassella Oliphant, 2005
no info Marvin Gaye at the Copa, Marvin Gaye, 2005
no info What's Going On: The Life & Death of Marvin Gaye/Greatest Hits/Live in '76 (DVD), Marvin Gaye, 2005
no info House That Jack Built: The Complete 60's Sessions, The Alan Price Set, 2005
no info A Big Time Operator, Zoot Money & His Big Roll Band, 2005
no info Tonight I Fell in Love, The Tokens, 2005
no info Soul Legends: Motown Legends, Vol. 1-3, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 2005
no info The Original Northern Soul Selection, Various Artists (George Tindley), 2005
no info Marvel of Marvin, Various Artists (Delroy Wilson), 2005
info The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 5: 1965, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 2006
no info The Marvin Gaye Story, Marvin Gaye, 2006
no info The Real Thing: In Performance 1964-1981 (DVD/CD), Marvin Gaye, 2006
no info Bring It on Home... The Soul Classics, Aaron Neville, 2006
no info The In Crowd Anthology, Ramsey Lewis, 2006
no info Sister Love: The Warner Bros. Recordings, Lorraine Ellison, 2006
no info Live!, Soul Vaccination, 2006
no info Motor City Music, Peter Cox, 2006
no info Legend, Live and Forever, Marvin Gaye, 2006
no info Glory Road Soundtrack, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 2006
no info Bobby Soundtrack, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 2006
no info Chronicles: Music Inspired by the Big Chill, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 2006
no info Motor City Reggae (Trojan Box Set), Various Artists (Delroy Wilson), 2006
no info Good Vibes: Reggae, Various Artists (Delroy Wilson), 2006
info Soul Party, Various Artists (Big John Patton), 2006
info The Jazz Plays Motown Collection, Various Artists (Big John Patton), 2006
no info La La Means I Love You/Sound of Sexy Soul, The Delfonics, 2007
no info A Woman's Touch, Thelma Houston, 2007
no info Original Album Classics, George Benson, 2007
no info Number 1's: Marvin Gaye, Marvin Gaye, 2007
no info Every Great Motown Hit of Marvin Gaye, Marvin Gaye, 2007
no info Knight of the Blue Communion, Peter Ivers' Band, 2007
no info More Motown Classics Gold, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 2007
info Dick Clark's American Bandstand: 50th Anniversary, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 2007
no info Dick Clark's American Bandstand, Vol. 2: I Can't Help Myself, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 2007
no info Reggae Love Songs: The Ultimate Collection, Various Artists (Delroy Wilson), 2007
no info Playlist Plus, Marvin Gaye, 2008
no info No Brakes/Mask of Smiles, John Waite, 2008
no info Autour de Blues Meets Larry Carlton and Robben Ford, 2008
info Motown: The Complete No. 1's, Various Artists (Marvin Gaye), 2008
info Blue 'n' Soul: Blue Note Plays the Soul Hits, Various Artists (Big John Patton), 2008

 
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