One to miss, unless you somehow forgot to buy The Complete Motown Singles: Volume 1 and so don’t have access to Snake Walk. (2)
Probably the best record Herman Griffin ever made, and proof that he definitely had some real talent; it just wasn’t perhaps enough to make him a Motown success story. (5)
It’s not actually all that bad, it’s just a bit confusing, and it’s too short to be effective or memorable – it’s already over before it’s had a chance to get anything going at all.
Likeable enough, but not remarkable. Like Singin’ Sammy Ward’s earlier Tamla effort What Makes You Love Him, it’s possible that Griffin was holding something back, toning down his act a bit from his incendiary live performances; either that, or he was just more of a performer than a vocalist.