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Today In Music History: 02/05/18

On this day in 1962,  Ringo Starr makes his first performance with The Beatles, at Liverpool’s Cavern Club. Pete Best was sick at the time. 174 more words


100 Essential CDs – Number 95 – Martha Reeves & Vandellas – Compact Command Performances

Compact Command Performances: 24 Greatest Hits –

Martha Reeves and The Vandellas (Motown 1986)

The Compact Command Performance series was an early compilation CD series which put out the best of an artist’s back catalogue some for the first time on CD.  2,365 more words

The Songwriters - Holland Dozier Holland

When you consider that we’ve looked at Motown writers from Stevie Wonder, Berry Gordy, Mickey Stevenson and Smokey Robinson to Norman Whitfield and Ashford and Simpson, the casual observer might think that pretty much sums it up. 653 more words

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Song Lyric Sunday -- Heat Wave

This is my first time participating in the Song Lyric Sunday prompt. The idea is to take a theme, which this week is “heat,” and post the lyrics to a song about that theme. 448 more words


Today In Music History: 08/22/17

We start on this day in 1964, when Martha & The Vandellas released “Dancing In The Streets.”

Ringo Starr quit The Beatles, on this day in 1968, during The White Album sessions when the constant bickering and tension became too much for him. 213 more words