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David Ruffin's Punctuality

When David Ruffin sings at the beginning of “I know I’m losing you” he starts off on point. His coo-ing, woo-ing, ooh slinks promiscuously across the intro, but he slips back behind the beat straight after. 653 more words

"Get Ready" by The Temptations (1966)

There’s not a whole lot more that anyone can say about how much Motown changed the music game in the 1960s. And it wasn’t just for black folks or R&B fans–Berry Gordy’s slogan was “the sound of… 296 more words

Pop

New Music for Old Rockers - Staying High with Brittany Howard

It’s 1966. It’s the height of Motown. The AM airwaves are filled with hits from female Motown artists like Martha Reeves & the Vandellas, Diana Ross & the Supremes, the Marvelettes, Gladys Knight & the Pips, and of course … Brittany Howard with this great tune called “Stay High.” 376 more words

Humor

Berry Gordy Donates $4 Million To Detroit’s Motown Museum

Motown Records will forever be embedded in the fabric of music and its founder is ensuring that the record label’s legacy prevails for generations to come. 383 more words

News

♫ Hello ♫

With a bit of angst … quite a bit, actually … to work off tonight, I sought out my old friend Lionel Richie and asked if he could help bring a bit of a smile to my tired ol’ face.  649 more words

Music

1968: Love Child by Diana Ross and The Supremes

Composed by Deke Richards, Pam Sawyer, Richard Taylor, Frank Wilson. Recorded by Diana Ross and The Supremes for their fifteenth studio album (Love Child) for the Motown record label. 89 more words

1960 - 1969