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    Boogiedown, I would recommend the book to you....

    Boogiedown,
    I would recommend the book to you.
    There are lots of details a Motown collector will find useful.

    By and large , it flows well in respect of Motown chronolgy. Some details are...
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    I have a number of Motown books. In terms of...

    I have a number of Motown books. In terms of detail , it is one of the better ones.
    The narrative is mainly EH but then we are given "quotes" by...EH! So much of it must be co writer Dave Thompson....
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    Interesting.. I wrote to the Detroit Free...

    Interesting..

    I wrote to the Detroit Free Press on several occasions to promote my NS/Motown web based radio show, with the aim of appealing to Detroit residents.

    I never received a reply.
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    Drlorne If you read Barney Ales' forward, he...

    Drlorne

    If you read Barney Ales' forward, he states that WDOLG was Never intended for Marvelettes..it was always written for DRATS.
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    I agree with you drlorne. I have mixed feelings...

    I agree with you drlorne.
    I have mixed feelings regarding the book, but I would recommend it to any Motown fan .

    On the plus side, there are a number of stories dealing with the early days of HDH...
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    Eddie Holland should take up politics. He would...

    Eddie Holland should take up politics.
    He would be ideal as a spin doctor.
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    I am a big fan of the early Invictus stuff...I...

    I am a big fan of the early Invictus stuff...I have the HDH box set of all Invictus/Hot wax 45s...but I don't think there were THAT many top quality things..when compared to Motown. ( Although I...
  8. I'd say There was a fair chance that might happen

    I'd say
    There was a fair chance that might happen
  9. Yes I agree somewhat..they do. A lot of good...

    Yes I agree somewhat..they do.
    A lot of good stuff on 69.
    Stevie's.
    Originals
    The GK&TPs.
    .don't care for the J5 stuff
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    I'm waiting for the HDH book. I returned from the...

    I'm waiting for the HDH book. I returned from the gym today, only to find the postman had called and could not deliver it. I've got to try and get this package from the depot 😡😠.
    Without reading...
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    I think you may be right. The general story is...

    I think you may be right. The general story is that HDH went on a go slow, leading to a strike, around the Autumn/Fall of 67.
    Around that time , they appear to be recording a number of cover...
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    Spot on..she recorded some absolute gems and...

    Spot on..she recorded some absolute gems and thanks to CFOMs, yearly u/i and her anthology, we can hear the great quality of these tunes. Seems she did a lot of studio time our Chris.
    Going through...
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    Pleasure. Just making myself a CC lost and found...

    Pleasure.
    Just making myself a CC lost and found made up of the many tracks on the various CDs with bonus etc.
    She made so many great tracks.
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    Chris Clark interview

    http://shinyl.co.uk/2019/10/01/chris-clark/

    Courtesy of soul-source web site
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    Just checked on TCMS 1964 The 45 was withdrawn...

    Just checked on TCMS 1964
    The 45 was withdrawn in the USA. I wonder how many copies found their way onto shops . It must be fairly rare.
    An alternate vocal was cut after the initial 45 release but...
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    54106 Kim Weston was withdrawn for some reason....

    54106 Kim Weston was withdrawn for some reason. Significantly, there is no b side image on here.
    I had this rare 45 in my collection. When I sold my 45 collection in an auction, I could not...
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    I had the "new look" 45 of Brokenhearted once...

    I had the "new look" 45 of Brokenhearted once
    .seemed strange to me.
    The picture of "Barrett Strong and the Rayber voices" is not genuine..it's a cut and paste job.
    Still a great site
    .lovely to...
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    I'm still waiting for my copy of CAGTM but I've...

    I'm still waiting for my copy of CAGTM but I've had a quick look through other books by music journalists, ex- Motowners etc.
    There does not appear to be much support for the idea that HDH wanted...
  19. Mystery Singer, That's a nice track, and if it...

    Mystery Singer,
    That's a nice track, and if it has not yet surfaced, one wonders why?
    With the previous MR & TV u/I sets, and the 'yearly' compilations now available it seems strange it was not...
  20. Found the tracks mentioned on youtube..all very...

    Found the tracks mentioned on youtube..all very good.
  21. I've got "Livewire" and "Spellbound".

    I've got "Livewire" and "Spellbound".
  22. I'll check out Amazon...Amazon UK had it for...

    I'll check out Amazon...Amazon UK had it for about 40 or more 😥
  23. Kenneth, Thank you for that . I'll pass on the...

    Kenneth,
    Thank you for that . I'll pass on the other sets..just MR&TV if it has u/I tracks.
    Regards
    Snakepit
  24. Martha Reeves & Vandellas 50th Singles collection.

    I don't know how I missed this, but I believe disc 3 of this collection is a Lost and Found set.
    ( was this the case on any other 50th singled set?).
    Anyway I am interested in this collection, the...
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    Good response guys. I've not seen Hitsville...

    Good response guys.
    I've not seen Hitsville yet..and awaiting HDH book very soon. So it seems some of this is covered.
    I can see that HDH would have diverted their attention to their own...
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