Tags » Tammi Terrell

Taurus Talent at its finest: The Too Short Times of Tammi Terrell

I think of Tammi Terrell’s short 24 years on this planet, nearly 34 years old, and think I’m really wasting time. It didn’t exactly take that much time for her to establish herself as a legend. 1,283 more words

Soulful Birthday

The Magic of Marvin: Sovereign Soul and Sweetness, The Crown'd Prince of Motown

If you don’t have a special connection to Marvin Gaye, immediately I question your humanity. Chances are I’ll never like you. He left this earthly plane with a gunshot shortly before I turned 2 years old 32 years ago today, right before he turned 45. 894 more words

Soulful Birthday

100 Essential CDs – Number 53 –Marvin Gaye – The Very Best Of

The Very Best Of – Marvin Gaye (Motown 1994)

UK Chart Position -3

Following on from my appreciation of The Four Tops I would like to stay with the Motown label to take time out to celebrate one of the all-time great soul singers, whose life came to a premature end at the hands of his father on 1st April 1984 (on the eve of his 45th birthday).  1,661 more words

Today In Music History: 03/16/2016

Let’s start today with a happy birthday to a rockin’ lady from Heart. Nancy Wilson is 62 today.

1) We are starting in 1963. The Peter, Paul & Mary single, “Puff The Magic Dragon,” debuted on the Billboard Hot 100. 183 more words


Friday "Flashblack:' Gone But Not Forgotten: MC Trouble, Motown's First Lady of Hip Hop

From September 9, 2011, On The Rise Magazine

Before Nicki Minaj became the First Lady of Rap for Universal Motown, there was LaTasha Sheron Rogers, better known as MC Trouble, the First Female Rapper signed to Motown Records in the late 80’s-early 90’s; an amazing feat considering the legendary label’s apparent reluctance to embrace the genre of Hip-Hop, seeking instead to re-create the musical vestiges of the past. 934 more words

The Music Store: Ain't No Mountain High Enough

Today’s single is Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell.

“Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” is an R&B/soul song written by Nickolas Ashford & Valerie Simpson in 1966 for the Tamla Motown label. 30 more words