Today 10:06 PM

Motown CDs with the original Motown design

Hi guys, I'm putting together a CD display, and I was looking for some of the nicest looking CDs to put in it (the actual CDs, not the covers). However, I couldn't find any CDs with the classic Motown design (1963–) on them, that is, the one with the blue bottom half and the Detroit map at the top with the multicoloured Motown logo over it. Are there any?

I have some with the Tamla Motown design on them, but none with Tamla, Gordy, Soul, etc. Some BBR and SoulMusic CDs (like the recent Thelma Houston one) have done great jobs recreating the original design of the album, albeit with the BBR/SoulMusic logo on them instead, like so:

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but still no CDs with the original Motown design, my most favouritest of all label designs... :rolleyes:
Today 09:23 PM

Rhodes, Chalmers and Rhodes

I know that this is not Motown related per se, but since Motown released some of Al Green's material on CD, I hope this post gets a pass.

The background vocal done by Rhodes, Chalmers and Rhodes were, in my opinion, absolutely fantastic. For the longest time, I assumed they were black. I was taken by surprise that they are, indeed, white.

I'd like to see a piece done about them.
Today 05:03 AM

Complete Motown CDs

Over the next few days ...and weeks ...I hope to post every notable Motown CD release ...released since the 1980's ...not knowingly including any bootlegs ...but including some Motown artists' post-Motown releases …and Motown related CD releases ...and VHS & DVD releases...enjoy

...starting with 1990 and the 1980s ...Part 1

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Today 06:42 PM

Melvin Edmonds of After 7 has passed!


Condolences to his brothers Kevon and Kenneth (Babyface)! It’s been a rough week.
Today 05:27 PM

The jones girls

It's so hard to find footage of these lovely ladies online but glad that I ran across this one. I really wish Unsung would feature them even though only Shirley is the only one left to tell her story.


Ralph Terrana

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