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Today 07:40 AM

It’s happening baby

I just turned into it on PBS. Didn’t know it was on hope everyone is watching
03-02-2021 09:44 AM

Songs with dances in the title

Mickey's Monkey
Twistin' Postman
Come On Do the Jerk
Can You Jerk Like Me?
Shotgun
Hitchhike

All of the above songs were original compositions released on various Motown labels, and all contain the names of dances.

I know there are more. Can you name more songs released by Motown that contain the names of dances that are NOT covers?
Yesterday 10:08 PM

What If the Marvelettes HIT in 1970/71?

THE RETURN OF THE MARVELETTES was anything but; basically a vehicle for Wanda.

Although "Marionette" and "A Breath Taking Guy" weren't the strongest of their catalog, what do you suppose would have happened if one of those singles hit big? By this time Katherine and Ann were no longer with the group, or at least no longer interested being in the group, Kat especially.

Would Wanda have recorded a follow up? Would she have reformed the group with two new Marvelettes?

Of course it's "what if", but.....what if?
Today 05:03 AM

VA - Motown Ladies First (2021) Digital only

Tracklist:
01. The Supremes - You Can't Hurry Love
02. Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - Dancing In The Street (Stereo)
03. Mary Wells - My Guy (Single Version)
04. Kim Weston - Helpless (Mono Version)
05. The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman (Single Version / Mono)
06. Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out
07. Tiana Major9 - Collide (Acoustic)
08. Joy Denalane, BJ The Chicago Kid - I Believe
09. Tammi Terrell - Ain't No Mountain High Enough
10. The Velvelettes - Needle In A Haystack
11. Queen Latifah - U.N.I.T.Y.
12. 702 - Where My Girls At
13. City Girls - Act Up
14. Mary Jane Girls - All Night Long
15. Taral - Ooh, Ooh Baby (LP Version)
16. Teena Marie - Square Biz
17. Quality Control, Layton Greene, Lil Baby, City Girls, PnB Rock - Leave Em Alone
18. The Good Girls - Your Sweetness
19. Bree Runway, Missy Elliott - ATM
20. Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way (Single Version)
21. Stacy Lattisaw - Nail It To The Wall (Single Version)
22. High Inergy - You Can't Turn Me Off (In The Middle Of Turning Me On) (Single Version)
23. Stefflon Don - Move
24. Brenda Holloway - You've Made Me So Very Happy (Single Version)
25. Shanice - I Love Your Smile
26. Cherrelle, Alexander O'Neal - Saturday Love (not on Motown!!)
27. Teena Marie - I Need Your Lovin'
28. Njomza - Lucky
03-05-2021 11:29 AM

Stevie Wonder Says He's Moving to Ghana

Stevie Wonder is planning out his future. The music legend recently revealed to Oprah Winfrey that he is set on heading out to West Africa to spend his remaining years.
"I wanna see this nation smile again, and I want to see it before I leave to travel to move to Ghana," Wonder, 67, told Winfrey in a recent interview. "Because I'm going to do that."
According to the celebrated musician, he plans to move in an effort to protect his grandchildren from the racial injustice and prejudice that he feels is pervasive in American society.
"I don't want to see my children's children's children have to say, 'Oh, please like me. Please respect me. Please know that I am important. Please value me,'" Wonder shared. "What kind of [life would that be]?"
Wonder -- who has won 25 GRAMMY awards and has been nominated 74 times -- has reportedly been considering a move to Ghana for more than 25 years.

Back in 1994, Wonder said at a gathering for the International Association of African American Music that he wanted to relocate to the West African country because he felt there's "more of a sense of community there," according to CNN.
Yesterday 04:58 PM

Legit line-ups: 2021

With the passing of Mary Wilson goes the possibility of any type of legitimate Supremes line-up reuniting. Although I *suppose* an argument could be made for Diana, Scherrie, and Lynda, but I was thinking more 60's and 70's groupings. That said.....

Can you think of any other Motown groups that, regardless of health, have all of its members still living and COULD have a possible reunion of a legitimate lineup?

Only a few come to mind:

VANDELLAS:

Martha, Roz, Annette
Martha, Roz, Betty
Martha, Roz, Lois

MARVELETTES:

Wanda, Katherine, Ann

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