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    Although I knew of the Rodriguez story, because...

    Although I knew of the Rodriguez story, because of winning the Oscar for best documentary, I only watched Searching for Sugar Man yesterday and was surprised with the link with both Dennis Coffey and...
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    From the early seventies the Motown-import albums...

    From the early seventies the Motown-import albums were available as cut-outs at very low prices in the Netherlands. I remeber having sent a letter to join a fan club, but months later the letter...
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    Thomas,
    People’s Records on Woodward is alway a good place to start; still a lot of vinyl of pre-Motown labels for very reasonable prices. My other favourites are:
    Street Corner Music in Oak Park...
  4. I went last May to visit Hitsville on West Grand...

    I went last May to visit Hitsville on West Grand Blvd, had a look at some of the Motowners former homes (addresses are easy to find on internet and even on this forum). There is an excellent...
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    I just read this on Andy Skurow’s Facebook page:
    www.facebook.com/home.php#!/andy.skurow?hc_location=timeline
    Last night was the opening of Motown The Musical. As promised, here are some details....
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    maar niet vandaag in Nederland Robb, want er ligt...

    maar niet vandaag in Nederland Robb, want er ligt sneeuw en de gevoelstemperatuur is -10 Celcius!
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    15341 Livernois Ave

    thanks for the tip chidrummer; I'll start reading about United Sound Studios right away. I already found some info as well as a picture on the Soulful Detroit Tour:...
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    Good suggestions Ralph, I'll check out if...

    Good suggestions Ralph, I'll check out if something's happening at the Fox in the beginning of May. In what neighbourhood does Martha Reeves live?
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    About a year ago I started this thread in order...

    About a year ago I started this thread in order to prepare my visit to Detroit last May. This year I have to go to Dallas for my work. And coming from Amsterdam I will have to change planes at...
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    Thanks for posting this Jobeterob; I was just...

    Thanks for posting this Jobeterob; I was just looking for some background info on this album to use tonight (Monday 13 August, 9-10 PM: Soul Power on Radio Rijswijk) on a radio show about Diana Ross....
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    It does Jobeterob, since I took the picture on...

    It does Jobeterob, since I took the picture on May 12, last. Most of the houses on this section of Buena Vista were looking great and the gardens well kept. Then I went to the Brewster Housing...
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    Thanks Reese! I was standing in Flo's house on...

    Thanks Reese! I was standing in Flo's house on 3767 Buena Vista just a few weeks ago:

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    Since I also have Diana's book, I will look at the picture you mentioned.
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    Thanks for the update Reese. I have the book you...

    Thanks for the update Reese. I have the book you are referring to, so I will check that. Since the Brenda Holloway album Every Little Bit Hurts dates 1964 I am guessing the picture must have been...
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    It took me a few months to finally track down the...

    It took me a few months to finally track down the picture with Mary in a T-shirt with the Dutch pirate radion station 'Veronica'. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radio_Veronica

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    It's not in...
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    looks like Tony is alive and kicking:...

    looks like Tony is alive and kicking: http://www.reflections-music.com/tony.html
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    you can send him an e-mail

    or become his friend on Facebook: www.facebook.com/tony.micale.7#!/tony.micale.7
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    Tony Micale — lead vocals...

    Tony Micale — lead vocals, born August 23, 1942 in Bronx, New York
    Phil Castrodale — first tenor, born April 2 in Detroit, Michigan
    Dan Bennie — second tenor, born March 13, 1940 in Johnstone,...
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    Martha & Maxime running down the alley

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    I think you're right Mark, looks like the same spot to me!
  18. I was there Saturday May 12, the day the museum...

    I was there Saturday May 12, the day the museum re-openend, and had the same experience as thommg: the was the only book they had in the museum store. I read it the next day on my flight back to...
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    Thanks Marv, I went downtown for record hunting...

    Thanks Marv,
    I went downtown for record hunting on Woodward at Peoples Records. Found some 45's on Tamla, RicTic, Invictus, Anna, Thelma Records, Tri-Phi and Golden World. And then searched for the...
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    Hi guys, as promised I went to the Motorcity,...

    Hi guys, as promised I went to the Motorcity, rented a car and went straight to Livonia. First picture, of course, had to be of the gas station next door to compare prices. I then went to former Tera...
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    Jobeterob, about A Brand New Day you write ‘Had...

    Jobeterob, about A Brand New Day you write ‘Had this been edited down and cleaned up a bit, it might have made a good single, as it’s just as danceable as “Ease On Down The Road’.

    In fact in the...
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    Thanks chidrummer! And apparently, next to each...

    Thanks chidrummer! And apparently, next to each former recording studio a gas station was built.
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    Chidrummer, I took the grand studio tour on this...

    Chidrummer, I took the grand studio tour on this forum and found that Ed Wingate’s Golden World on 3246 West Davison became Motown’s studio B after Berry Gordy bought it in September 1966. On Google...
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    Thanks for all the info Ralph. and chidrummer:...

    Thanks for all the info Ralph. and chidrummer: I've rented a car with GPS and am preparing a list of things and sites I want to visit. Still searching for vinyl record stores in the area, hoping to...
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    Thanks for your reaction Ralph. I recall that you...

    Thanks for your reaction Ralph. I recall that you once mentioned that where the gas station is now located, there used to be studio A. Was there another building in between the 2 locations at the...
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