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Today 01:58 PM

Mary Wells - Dear Lover: The Atco, Jubilee and Reprise Years 1965-1974 (2020)

Tracklist:
[02:14] 01. Mary Wells - Dear Lover
[02:46] 02. Mary Wells - Can't You See (You're Losing Me)
[02:03] 03. Mary Wells - Me and My Baby
[02:12] 04. Mary Wells - Fancy Free
[02:42] 05. Mary Wells - Such a Sweet Thing
[02:41] 06. Mary Wells - Keep Me In Suspense
[02:30] 07. Mary Wells - Satisfaction
[02:55] 08. Mary Wells - Love Makes the World Go Round
[01:57] 09. Mary Wells - In the Midnight Hour
[02:51] 10. Mary Wells - My World Is Empty Without You Babe
[03:20] 11. Mary Wells - Good Lovin'
[02:24] 12. Mary Wells - Where Am I Going
[03:04] 13. Mary Wells - Shangri-La
[02:26] 14. Mary Wells - On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
[02:59] 15. Mary Wells - The Shadow of Your Smile
[02:55] 16. Mary Wells - The Boy from Ipanema
[03:30] 17. Mary Wells - Sunrise Sunset
[02:33] 18. Mary Wells - Love Letters
[02:29] 19. Mary Wells - Hands Off My Baby
[02:28] 20. Mary Wells - (Hey You) Set My Soul On Fire
[02:26] 21. Mary Wells - Coming Home
[02:20] 22. Mary Wells - The Doctor
[03:22] 23. Mary Wells - Two Lovers History
[02:43] 24. Mary Wells - Soul Train
[02:40] 25. Mary Wells - Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie
[03:48] 26. Mary Wells - Stag-O-Lee
[02:55] 27. Mary Wells - Make Me Yours
[02:54] 28. Mary Wells - Can't Get Away from Your Love
[03:11] 29. Mary Wells - Don't Look Back
[02:47] 30. Mary Wells - Sunny
[03:29] 31. Mary Wells - Woman In Love
[03:37] 32. Mary Wells - 500 Miles
[02:50] 33. Mary Wells - Bye, Bye Baby
[02:51] 34. Mary Wells - Love Shooting Bandit
[02:17] 35. Mary Wells - Mind Reader
[02:54] 36. Mary Wells - Sometimes I Wonder
[02:47] 37. Mary Wells - Dig the Way I Feel
[03:12] 38. Mary Wells - A Brand New Me
[02:43] 39. Mary Wells - Hold On
[04:33] 40. Mary Wells - Leaving On a Jet Plane
[03:27] 41. Mary Wells - Come Together
[02:41] 42. Mary Wells - Sweet Love
[03:27] 43. Mary Wells - Mister Tough
[02:37] 44. Mary Wells - Never Give a Man the World
[02:38] 45. Mary Wells - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head
[02:42] 46. Mary Wells - It Must Be Me
[02:40] 47. Mary Wells - Love and Tranquility
[02:58] 48. Mary Wells - If You Can't Give Her Love (Give Her Up)
[03:28] 49. Mary Wells - Cancel My Subscription
[02:55] 50. Mary Wells - I Found What I Wanted
[03:01] 51. Mary Wells - Don't Keep Me Hangin' On
Today 05:18 AM

For Detroit '60s People - Did Bob Schwartz own Enterprise Records and Ruby Records?

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Sorry to post this question after so many old- time Detroiters from this forum have passed on. I'm sure that Ron Murphy, Joe Hunter, Spyder Turner, and so many others, who are no longer with us, or just don't post here anymore, could have answered all my questions. But, Maybe Ralph, or Dennis, or someone else who was an adult or very late teenager in the '60s can answer for me.

Was Bob Schwartz, manager/producer of The Wonderettes and Sammy Solo, co-owner of Ruby Records and Enterprise Records? If so, who was the other owner (financier?). Did they also own Dynamics, Cindy, and Heart Records? Were they partners in Different Music Publishing? (or did Bob own that alone?

Does anyone also remember the group, The Casual-Aires (who sang "The Millionaire"? If so, do you remember who was in that group? Was Johnny Thornton, husband of Rose Johnson-Thornton (AKA Rose St. John - lead of The Wonderettes) the lead singer of that group? - or, at least a member?

That group of labels produced a lot of great cuts, like "Delsinia" by The Dynamics, "End of Time" by The Fabulous Egyptians, "The Millionaire" by The Casual-Aires, "Why Did you Go" by The Flints, "Nothin' But Wonderful" by (Harry) Lee Gates (ex-lead singer for The Caravelles on "Angry Angel"/"Pink Lips" and The Dramatics' "Toy Soldier", Shirley Lawson (of The Fascinations)'s "So Much To Me", The Wonderettes' "I Feel Strange", Sam E. Solo's "Love Is Not A Game", and Joe Terry's "She's Cheating On Me".

Does anyone out there remember Johnny Thornton?
Today 10:58 AM

Supremes, Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye Colored Vinyls (Target Exclusive)

Diana Ross & the Supremes Number Ones (cut down to 12 tracks on a single yellow vinyl disc):

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Marvin Gaye Number Ones (single purple vinyl disc):

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The Temptations Number Ones (single blue vinyl disc):

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Stevie Wonder Number Ones (double red vinyl set):

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(Sorry, just realized I posted a screen shot with the prices in Canadian dollars)!

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Yesterday 12:22 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 02:06 PM

The Temptations Revue Featuring Nate Evans

IMHO, Nate Evans' Temptations Revue sounds closer to the original Temptations, than Big O's Temptations.

I know I'm treading on sacred ground...

Truth be told, Dennis Edwards, Glenn Leonard, and Richard Street's Temptations Revues and some of The Temptations' tribute groups featuring Larry Johnson and others, could and would give Big O's Tempts a run for their money!

01-24-2020 07:25 AM

2020 - Any news of a Motown release?

As we enter 2020, have we finally emptied the well of 60s recordings?
Any news of 'special' projects on the 60s era?
I guess we will get a 1970 unreleased set, but are there no projects from Ace/ Kent etc?

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