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Stevie Wonder #8: Someday at Christmas (1967)

If you read my entries on Bob Dylan, you’ll know that I am unafraid to listen to Christmas music in the off season for the sake of a blog.  414 more words

June 19 - Four Tops Were Tops For First Time...

This day in 1965 really was the mid-’60s in a nutshell. The Four Tops hit #1 on Billboard for the first time; they knocked The Supremes out… 183 more words

Music History

Napalm Spot captures intimate moments of Rosie And The Fellas performing at V313

Napalm spot captures Rosie And The Fellas gearing up during their set. The band graced the crowd with their charm and high-energy performance, leaving a night for everyone to remember. 58 more words

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Detroit Honors Jackson Brothers with Ceremonial Key to City

DETROIT (AP) — They didn’t get a street named after them, but they did get the keys to the city.

The Detroit Free Press reports that Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon Jackson got a warm reception Friday in the hometown of Motown Records and were given the ceremonial keys to the city by Detroit police Chief James Craig. 79 more words

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100 Essential CDs – Number 100–The Supremes – 70’s Greatest Hits And Rare Classics

Greatest Hits And Rare Classics (Motown 1991)

The Post- Diana Ross Supremes years are sometimes merely recorded as a footnote to the illustrious five years of hits where the trio scored an astonishing 12 US#1 pop hits but this 22 track 1991 compilation release would suggest otherwise.  2,158 more words

Stevie Wonder #6: Down to Earth (1966)

Wonder’s second album of 1966, Down to Earth was released to capitalize on the success of hit singles “A Place in the Sun” and “Hey Love,” which bookend the album.  458 more words