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    Question on #7: Where was Herb Alpert? As I...

    Question on #7: Where was Herb Alpert?

    As I understood, the main draw on that number, was Janet Jackson, but she gracefully allowed herself be more in the background, to give A&M's head man...
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    As someone who was slightly after that period,...

    As someone who was slightly after that period, the first time I have happened to hear about the group, was on Unsung, as a group Teena Marie was on for a brief time, before she splitted, assumably...
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    Yes, "the nineties". I still remember back to...

    Yes, "the nineties". I still remember back to Hammer's parachute pants, Janet's military-esque uniform, and seeing Michael as white before learning he was black. Then, my opinion, tons of bad music...
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    Okay, how about: Johnny Gill, Johnny Gill (1990)...

    Okay, how about: Johnny Gill, Johnny Gill (1990) 30th Anniversary Expanded Edition?

    Yes, I know, the album in itself could still be found in used CD bins for cheap easily, but I'm talkin' a new...
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    7.99, I'd even gladly go for $9.99 a month, if it...

    7.99, I'd even gladly go for $9.99 a month, if it means ALL of Motown, 1959 - today, including: Motown, Tamla, Gordy, Soul, Melody, Workshop Jazz, V.I.P., Weed, Chisa, Black Forum, Rare Earth,...
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    Wrong thread, smallworld, but, as I am also a...

    Wrong thread, smallworld, but, as I am also a fellow collector of Lulu records, Lulu was in Alfa Records.

    As it always seems like, I don't know why, but the Universal Japan Motown reissue program...
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    Vanity, Wild Animal, 1984. I don't know how...

    Vanity, Wild Animal, 1984.

    I don't know how any chances of this ever re-hauling out of the vaults can still sit today, aware of Denise Matthews' shedding of persona, to self-maintain her...
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    To any one whose comments are subtly "Not my...

    To any one whose comments are subtly "Not my Temptations", I shall say, today's Temptations, that aside from all-time veteran member Otis Williams, there also still stands Ron Tyson, now the second...
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    Question: Of the last five years worth of CDs...

    Question: Of the last five years worth of CDs represented on the post, which one, how many of them are actual Motown Company, as in Motown USA, CDs proper?
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    Again, my hopes, which I hope would not be too...

    Again, my hopes, which I hope would not be too much: in mainstream retail like Walmart, in their CD racks, alongside reissues of Beatles, Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac, really, why couldn't Motown's...
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    Personally, my hope, would be the day I could see...

    Personally, my hope, would be the day I could see mass-produced reissued classic sixties, at least Supremes, Four Tops, and Temptations, albums Motown CDs in mainstream mortar retail shops like...
  12. "Forever" - the Marvelettes (1962), Marvin Gaye...

    "Forever" - the Marvelettes (1962), Marvin Gaye (1964)
    "Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things)" - Martha & the Vandellas (1965)
    "You've Been A Long Time Coming" - Marvin Gaye (B-Side of "I'll Be...
  13. Rod Stewart. I remember fond memories, one of my...

    Rod Stewart. I remember fond memories, one of my favorite regular cafe hangouts, playing his Sings the American Songbook album, adds classy ambience. Plus, he could sing just about anything, from...
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    Diahann Carroll - October 4, 2019. Although her...

    Diahann Carroll - October 4, 2019. Although her album on Motown was largely unknown, her overall career was prolific and extraordinary.
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    I get it, most are only album tracks, minor hits, or novelties, but I'd like to view it as despite "Epic" success, MJJ, he still came back every once in a while for Motown, or maybe apparently, I'm...
  16. Post-1975 Michael Jackson Motown recordings

    Just for fun, I just simply would find neat to know, as many recorded tracks of Michael Jackson, in brief comebacks to Motown recorded tracks / singles post-1975, excluding "One Day In Your Life" and...
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    The real turning point year, my opinion, of...

    The real turning point year, my opinion, of Motown as a holder of as many big surviving signature legacy names as possible, was 1999; the Temptations and Stevie Wonder would still be making albums a...
  18. As a song I used to love as a teenager, but...

    As a song I used to love as a teenager, but Christmas tastes eventually matured for Sinatra, Cole, Mathis, and Williams, I am still rather impressed, it finally reaching number one twenty five years...
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    What!? While I am well aware, by the time he...

    What!? While I am well aware, by the time he recorded for Motown, Pickett's voice was not so wicked anymore, but seriously? Motown shafted soul royalty, Wilson Pickett?
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    What others would say could be different, such as...

    What others would say could be different, such as someone might say Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On", but I clearly remember, on my trip to the Motown Museum, the tour guide said that the last song...
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    I remember fondly how much I've had fun listening...

    I remember fondly how much I've had fun listening to the fifth disc of Emperors of Soul, with Ali-Ollie as lead; "Treat Her Like A Lady", "Do You Really Love Your Baby", "Magic", "Lady Soul",...
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    Very end. ...

    Very end.

    https://www.bsnpubs.com/motown/tmg.html

    Motown-MCA ownership, I'd assume Jheryl Busby could not wait to bring out "Messages From the Boys" or "Today".
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    I believe I've once read, that by the time his Motown material came, he was arrested.

    Otherwise, on the late seventies, Motown had a lot of big names they signed on, only to neglect while further...
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    My opinion, THE best, most meaningful Motown...

    My opinion, THE best, most meaningful Motown Christmas present, I've gotten, and thus the most meaningful Motown Christmas present for those who does not have it yet, would be the Hitsville USA: The...
  25. Thread: Soul Men!

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    I know, I know, this may be as "soul" as some or...

    I know, I know, this may be as "soul" as some or many may interpret it as, but for me, many, many memories of sweetly listening to it on "quiet storm" evenings, or turning on the radio first thing on...
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