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Behind the scenes

David Maraniss points to one of the critical components of Motown in the the early 60s. Not only was there a vibrant jazz and blues community, not only were the sounds available on the radio, not only did the performers live in close proximity (a key component of growth, our urban theorists will tell us), there were the schools. 35 more words

February Ends With A "Stop!" (2/27/65)

This full-page ad ran in the February 27, 1965 issue of Billboard, predicting that then-current Supremes single “Stop! In The Name Of Love” would become the group’s 4th consecutive #1 hit.   84 more words

Diana Ross

80's Mania Mondays: For You I'm True Blue

Today’s song was Teena Marie’s biggest hit, by far, on the pop charts. Her second biggest hit, “I Need Your Lovin'”, barely squeaked into the pop top 40. 444 more words


Opening of Bar La Taberna Albox

A lovely quaint bar with new owners{The Barnes Family} opened in Albox. The bar is called La Taberna and i was the entertainment for their opening event. 31 more words


Migos To Release Music Through Motown & Capitol Records

Migos will now be releasing its music under Motown and Capitol Records as Quality Control furthers its joint venture with the legendary company, according to… 246 more words


Migos Joint Venture to Release Music Under Motown & Capitol Records As Part of Quality Control Music

As part of their label Quality Control Music’s joint venture with Capitol Music Group, Migos will be releasing new music under Motown and Capitol Records. 297 more words