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Today 01:30 PM

Melvin Edmonds of After 7 has passed!

http://samsylk.com/2019/05/19/prayer...s-passed-away/

Condolences to his brothers Kevon and Kenneth (Babyface)! Itís been a rough week.
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 Öand Motown related CD releases ...and VHS & DVD releases...enjoy

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

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Today 01:11 PM

Dionne warwick sings new rendition of 'what the world needs now"

Dionne was just on Good Morning America singing
"WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE"

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VIDEO LINK BELOW. STILL SOUNDS GOOD

https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Culture/v...e-gma-63001536
Today 12:51 PM

Reflections (Pre-Golden World release information)

In Al Kent's book, Custodian of the Hummingbird, he told of a pre-Golden World release by the Reflections. He states, ". . . The Reflections got their start at Kayco Records in Detroit with Barry Kay, the president of the newly formed record label. Their first recording was a song called 'Helpless' and on the flip side was 'You Say Goodbye.' Their first release did well in a number of locales, including Chicago, Cleveland, and Baltimore where it deservingly got tremendous airplay and sent the group out on the road. . . ."

This is the first time I ever heard of this pre-GW release. Keith Rylatt's Groovesville USA does not mention the Kayco label in it's list of Detroit labels.

Has anyone heard this record? If someone has it in their collection, I would appreciate seeing a scan of the label.

Thank you.
Today 02:59 AM

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

05-16-2019 08:29 PM

Favorite Reimagined Motown Covers?

There are a million and one covers of motown songs

I find that most of them are pretty faithful to originals

Some are not and some of those are incredible

Which reimagined, different, unique versions of Motown songs do you like the best?

I'll start with the Godfather of unique covers:

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