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    No indication that it has been completed. ...

    No indication that it has been completed. Significant progress has been made on the original Hitsville building, but there is a lot more to be put up before it is officially completed. I am certain...
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    Update on Motown Museum

    • Motown Museum: Open to small groups, masks required. Online tickets, motownmuseum.org/visit/hours-admissions. New hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

    NOTE: New hours shown here.
  3. You are not alone on that. Another person who...

    You are not alone on that. Another person who wanted to sign with Motown was James Brown. That is probably another little known aspect and we can all thank Raynoma for revealing that in Berry, Me,...
  4. Nolan Strong & Diablos were recruited for Motown, but declined.

    This is a very interesting article about Nolan Strong and the Diablos. The group was inducted into the Michigan Rock and Roll legends early 2019. I do not recall any coverage on the forum about...
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    I personally looked at the HDH hits on these...

    I personally looked at the HDH hits on these labels as an extension of what they accomplished at Motown. I think they started out great but the switch over to Columbia Records for distribution was a...
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    Mike, thanks for posting. I had not seen this. ...

    Mike, thanks for posting. I had not seen this. It's a great song IMO. Interesting how they intertwined all the various hits that Lamont was responsible for.
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    Thank you Robb. I learned a lot more than I had...

    Thank you Robb. I learned a lot more than I had anticipated. You certainly know your music by all means. You are truly an asset to the Motown and Soulful Detroit forums.
    Appreciate it very much.
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    I recall back in those days actually having this...

    I recall back in those days actually having this Gino Washington single in my collection, but one thing that I was never able to determine. Granted, Gino was a Detroiter as he had the very first 45...
  9. What new book on Motown artists would you like to see?

    As most people know, there have been dozens of books written in the past on the various Motown artists. Here are the ones that have been written [may not be 100% complete]. Supremes; Stevie Wonder;...
  10. I would suggest referring to Little Ann as...

    I would suggest referring to Little Ann as Motown-associated for lack of a better description. The masters for her 2 songs that were initially released on Ric Tic
    are now in custody of the Motown...
  11. It's a shame that Thom Bell did not have the same...

    It's a shame that Thom Bell did not have the same success with NYC as he did with the Spinners. The sound was there as well as the talent. I love every song on this collection. I have a Sequel...
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    One small trivia fact about Tammi. She was one...

    One small trivia fact about Tammi. She was one of an estimated five people who were at Motown from the state of Pennsylvania. She was the pride of Philadelphia.
  13. How James Jamerson became the iconic bass player for Motown Records

    A brief biography of James Jamerson that might be of interest.

    https://bassmusicianmagazine.com/2020/06/how-james-jamerson-became-the-iconic-bass-player-for-motown-records/
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    Kim Weston whereabouts.

    Does anyone know how Kim Weston is doing these days? Is she performing anywhere? You rarely hear any mention of her. I hope she is OK.

    Thanks.
  15. Statement in article on Detroit USPS delays mentions Motown Superstars.

    There was a full page story in today's Washington Post print edition about the USPS delays in the city of Detroit and the area around Detroit.

    There was an interesting comment that I felt...
  16. This was released in 1969; therefore, if you go...

    This was released in 1969; therefore, if you go to www.dftmc.info you can search each title and if I am not mistaken you will find the actual recording dates as documented in the official logs. If...
  17. Well, I know in 1995 Motown issued several ...

    Well, I know in 1995 Motown issued several ANTHOLOGY double-CD disc sets.

    Others in the series were Commodores, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Rare Earth, Smokey Robinson...
  18. Grover Washington, Jr. - Motown recording artist.

    I was contemplating obtaining some out of Grover Washington, JR. when he was under contract to Motown. However, I know very little about him and I don't recall seeing any threads on the forum about...
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    The Elgins were one of the major groups that did...

    The Elgins were one of the major groups that did not reach the heights that they possibly could have. This is a great song, her voice complements and fits in well to the overall singing. I wish...
  20. Can you provide further information on this being...

    Can you provide further information on this being released as a CD? I have the original album that was released but was unaware that a CD has been issued. Thanks.
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    - It's Summertime USA by the Pixies Three on the...

    It's Summertime USA by the Pixies Three on the Mercury label from 1964. Local radio stations near Hanover, PA where the group is from always plays this to the extreme on the first day of summer. ...
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    - Cold Cold Winter - Pixies Three. This is the "B"...

    Cold Cold Winter - Pixies Three. This is the "B" side of 442 Glenwood Avenue from 1963.
    Both are great songs. Mercury label.
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    He will indeed be missed. He was a major...

    He will indeed be missed. He was a major contributor to the success of this forum. He seemed to know virtually everyone of importance. If you needed research or clarification on anything he was...
  24. Thanks for posting this great link on the great...

    Thanks for posting this great link on the great Freda Payne. Don't get discouraged because it is 45 minutes long. It is well worth the effort to listen to this. I learned a lot more about Freda...
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    Has anyone actually seen or does anyone actually...

    Has anyone actually seen or does anyone actually own a copy of the "Warts & all Version" that was pulled? Some experts doubt the credibility of this allegation.
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