Today 08:40 PM

What Four Tops Top 40 Hit Was Composed By A US Vice President ???


That's all the info I'll provide at this point as I no doubt that's all one of the Motown aces around here will need to name it .....
Today 11:47 AM

My self-made Mock-Up-Albums and Expanded Editions

Hi everyone,

Iím a big Motown fan (Especially Diana Ross and the Supremes - and especially after 1966) but like most of other fans Iím a bit upset with Universal who releases less and less of Motown Rarities and if, mostly only digitally.
Donít get me wrong, Iím happy with everything we get, but I wish it would be a bit more.
But anyway, instead of waiting for something that will never come, I thought I made some designs for myself.

Though I love to have all music from one timeline on one or two CDs I created also some Kim Weston Fantasy albums as well as the two unreleased Brenda LPs with my favorite songs as Ąoriginal LPď and the rest from the timeline as bonus tracks. Like a real expanded edition.
I also created lots of Diana Ross/Supremes designs and started with doing expanded edition for the Marvelettes Albums. I love the the two sets, but I donít like that most of the tracks are distributed on different CDs on the sets. Thatís why I have doing my own Expanded editions with all tracks that belongs to the album.
Today I wanted to show you some of the designs I have done.

All of them are made in beautiful digipacks - I found a printer that also printed small editions - so I created them for printing. BUT I havenít print them yet.

Maybe you also have some dream albums you loved to have as physical CDs and you always would loved to have :-)

If anyone is interested I can also post the tracklists I have done for these albums :-)

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Today 09:19 PM

Recommendations: Books On the Blues

I love the blues as an art form. I'm saddened that it isn't as appreciated as it should be, especially among the descendants of those who created it. While I collect music in the genre of blues like I collect many other genres, I recently realized that I don't know much about the subject in a literary way, if that makes any sense. I was hoping to get some recommended reading from you folks on the subject of the blues. I did read that Robert Palmer's Deep Blues was someone's idea of the "best" book on the subject. But before I go tracking down a copy, I wondered what other recommendations might SD have in the way of books? Thanks in advance!
Today 03:57 PM

Remembering Gladys Horton on her 75th Birthday

Listening to some of the Marvelettes' early music tonight and remembering Gladys Horton on what would have been her 75th Birthday. Always loved and remembered!
Today 10:30 AM
Today 01:35 PM

Your Favorite ďMy Guy"

Quite a few people (e.g., Supremes, Pet Clark, Sister Sledge) have covered Mary Wells’ smash “My Guy” but has anyone come close to equaling her version? IMO, a very young Aretha Franklin did. What do you think of her version and whose is your favorite cover? Here’s the link to Aretha:



Ralph Terrana

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