Places I remember: I had the cassette for years, which I bought in Nelson, and upgraded to CD from The Warehouse, Hastings.
Fab, and all the other pimply hyperboles: End of the Road is where the Boyz II Men story starts!
Gear costume: Plenty of other high spots, but MotownPhilly tells the boyz story well and is catchy as all get out.
Active compensatory factors: This all started with a performance of End of the Road on (I think) The Rosie O'Donnell Show. I somehow caught the show (no YouTube remember) and sat transfixed by the smooth emotional delivery. A classic song - bam! Right there!
The harmonies and doo wop influences within this album's songs were what hooked me and kept me interested throughout their career.
After me kidz - Boyz to men, A B C...