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Motown the Musical in Motown

I was in New York City a few weeks ago and saw Motown the Musical. For Motown fans, the hit songs like “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” are great to hear. 91 more words

It's Jacksons Week On The Summer Mini Concerts At 8

Michael Jackson would have turned 56 on the 29th of this month.  Tonight, we kick off a week of mini concerts in his honor.  We’ll have Michael’s music plus the music of his siblings.  41 more words

Videos

Review: Music is the star of the show in disjointed 'Motown'

The notes cascade from the heavens, a soulful comfort food that feeds the famished, that distinguished sound in all its regal glory.

The bass line that leads into the Temptations rendition of “My Girl.” The delicious piano that spells “You Really Got a Hold on Me” by Smokey Robinson and the Miracles. 840 more words

On August 22 The Supremes were #1 with their first chart topper "Where Did Our Love Go?" ...

On August 22, 1964, The Supremes were number one on the music charts with their first number one hit “Where Did Our Love Go?”

The song spent two weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and was the first of five songs from The Supremes to reach number one (“Baby Love”, “Come See About Me”, “Stop! 49 more words

Musicians

Mary Wilson Celebrating 50th Anniversary Of Supremes First Number One

Mary Wilson admits she, Diana Ross, and Florence Ballard weren’t really fond of “Where Did Our Love Go.” The singer tells Billboard.com it “wasn’t like a Martha & the Vandellas song,” and didn’t feature the group’s usual “intricate harmonic patterns.” She explains that she and Ballard “didn’t do anything,” but “just had to sing ‘baby, baby.'” The group got “Where Did Our Love Go” — with no option to refuse it — only after The Marvelettes turned it down. 96 more words

History

Ashford & Simpson: Ain't No Mountain High Enough!

“It was by a warm breezy Spring day when Nickolas Ashford decided to visit the White Rock Baptist Church in the Bronx, NYC. The young aspiring songwriter and dancer had arrived in the city only a short time earlier from Willow Run, MI with hopes of ‘making it” 609 more words

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