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Today In Music History: 08/22/16

Today in Music History starts in 1964, when Martha & The Vandellas released the single “Dancing In The Streets.”

On this day in 1970 Derek and the Dominos began work on their first and only studio album, “Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs.” The recording was done at a studio in Miami. 121 more words


You've Been in Love too Long - Martha Reeves and the Vandellas

Chart Position: 36

  • Lead vocals: Martha Reeves
  • Written and produced by William ‘Mickey’ Stevens, Ivy Joe Hunter and Clarence Paul
  • Backing vocals: Rosaland Ashford and Betty Kelly
  • Recorded in Detroit MI
Top 40 Records

I'm Ready for Love - Martha and the Vandellas

Chart Position: 9

  • Lead vocals: Martha Reeves
  • Written by Holland-Dozier-Holland
  • Backing vocals: Betty Kelly, Rosalind Ashford, Andantes
  • Produced by Brian Holland and Lamont Dozier
  • Instruments: Funk Brothers…
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Top 40 Records

Dancing in the Street.

Martha and the Vandellas – Dancing in the Street (1964)

Dancing In The Street: Martha & the Vandellas, Van Halen, David Bowie & Mick Jagger

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Dancing In the Street, a terrific Motown dance tune from the mid-60s. We will start with the original version by Martha and the Vandellas, and then discuss covers of that song by Van Halen, and by David Bowie & Mick Jagger. 2,857 more words

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