Today 10:10 PM

A Lack of Objectivity and Research in Ranking Musicians & Athletes

I just read a ranking of Greatest Bass players.
They ranked James Jamerson 16th best UTTERLY STUPID
Jamerson was the BEST period.

They ranked Paul McCartney 5th

I don't remember seeing Bob Babbitt's name;
I can never forget the end of Midnight Train To Georgia when it's just Gladys's voice and Babbitt's bass

Just like after the turn of the century ranking the greatest athletes:
They put Michael Jordan #1

Evidently they do not consider the great impact Babe Ruth had on this whole country.

Maybe Bill Russell's 11 NBA championships out of 13 seasons doesn't click in their brains.

They probably did no research on how great Jim Thorpe was.

I think they are doing these rankings just to fill up space on the web and places like Yahoo

Today 09:08 PM

The orginal Martha & The Vandellas reunite!

From the Detroit Free Press, the original Martha & The Vandellas reunite at the dedication of the 'Dancing In The Street' park near the Motown museum.
It is so good to see the originals back together again!:

Today 09:44 PM

Martha Interview

Apologies if you have seen this before, but it seems to have just appeared on YouTube. A wonderful interview with Martha from 2013. She was on top form.
Today 07:46 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 07:08 PM

1971 Grammy Awards Live Performances!

2:02 - The Osmond Brothers
4:58 - Anne Murray
9:19 - Carpenters
12:40 - Aretha Franklin
17:14 - Three Dog Night
20:12 - Dionne Warwick
23:35 - The Fifth Dimension


Ralph Terrana

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