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Today 01:32 PM

Pic of Diana Ross and Cal Street 1971/72

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Came across this great picture of Cal Gill-Street and Diana Ross from 1971-2 posted on Instagram and wanted to share it with the board. All credit goes to The_Supremes_fanpage
Today 01:52 PM

What's In A Name?$$$$

Watching the in-depth interview with the Exciters on the main forum, it occurred to me that almost every well-known group from the 50s, 60s, and 70s changed their original name at or around the time of signing with a record company. Most of the Motown groups originally had different names as well. Now, I wonder if that was a general "practice" in the recording industry for nefarious reasons......or maybe not? hehehehehehe....

For example:

The Temptations were The Elgins
The Supremes were The Primettes
The Miracles were the Mascots
The Four Tops were the Four Aims
Martha and The Vandellas were The Del-Phis
The Marvelettes were The Casinyets
and on and on and on.........
Today 01:52 PM

Podcast: Episode 215: Nile Rodgers (RuPaul: What's The Tee with Michelle Visage)

Podcast: Episode 215: Nile Rodgers (RuPaul: What's The Tee with Michelle Visage)

RuPaul: What's The Tee with Michelle Visage
Episode 215: Nile Rodgers

Jul 24, 2019 - 1 hr 17 mins
In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Nile Rodgers. They discuss Chic, Le Freak, Diana Ross, Frank Sinatra, Sister Sledge, Grace Jones, David Bowie, Sheila and B. Devotion, Madonna, Debbie Harry, Marvin Gaye, Rick James, Luther Vandross, and more.
https://podbay.fm/podcast/855749951/e/1563951600
Today 01:40 PM

Temptations Mark 60th Anniversary Year With National, International Tours

Soul pioneers the Temptations will mount national US and international tours in celebration of their 60th anniversary this year. The full list of dates can be seen on their website. A busy 2020 itinerary continues on Sunday (26) at the Peabody Auditorium in Daytona Beach, FL, with concerts scheduled through much of the year.

Read More Here:
https://www.udiscovermusic.com/news/...iversary-tour/
Today 02:19 PM

Songwriter Allee Willis Dead at 72.

Songwriter Allee Willis, famous for her work with Earth, Wind & Fire as well as the Friends theme and the The Color Purple Broadway song score, died Tuesday in Los Angeles. She was 72. The cause of death was cardiac arrest.

Read More Here:
https://variety.com/2019/music/news/...Ri0M1sPbXkYEuU

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