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  1. They weren't no damned family to Flo. Berry Gordy...

    They weren't no damned family to Flo. Berry Gordy despised her and his girlfriend would pour gasoline on that fire. They (Motown Management) use to accuse Gladys Knight of "poisoning" their artists...
  2. Almost every Doo-Wop group that came out of New...

    Almost every Doo-Wop group that came out of New York City in the 1950s were severely ripped off!
  3. Mrs. Ballard could read, now whether or not she...

    Mrs. Ballard could read, now whether or not she understood that legal document is another matter. Barbara Martin's mom didn't want her to be there. Freda and Scherrie Payne's mom refused to sign...
  4. DET, You know where John R. is right? Well that...

    DET, You know where John R. is right? Well that was where Berry Gordy ran his girls when he was a pimp! That was in the old days, it is nothing like that around there now.
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    Don't even try it! You would have to had to tell...

    Don't even try it! You would have to had to tell people that the female voices on that record were those of the Three Degrees. They were basically used as session singers on that MFSB recording that...
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    They also had the full support of their record...

    They also had the full support of their record label. They were not even in the same league as the Supremes. The Supremes could get national television appearances without even having a current...
  7. Had Mr. Gordy tried to ditch Mary and Flo and had...

    Had Mr. Gordy tried to ditch Mary and Flo and had they been older, more experienced, you would have had a huge mess like what happened with RTL! I know Mary would have fought it and went on every...
  8. When Berry Gordy fired Florence Ballard from the...

    When Berry Gordy fired Florence Ballard from the Supremes, she was still under contract to Motown. I know if they had a way of voiding that contract, but it was later learned that Motown offered to...
  9. This sounds great. It also sounds like it will...

    This sounds great. It also sounds like it will run for a very long time. Thanks Motown Eddie
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    Yes I was referring to the largest and most...

    Yes I was referring to the largest and most lucrative market for recorded music in the World.
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    The Supremes had 8 Top 40 hits in the 70s, far...

    The Supremes had 8 Top 40 hits in the 70s, far more than any other female group in that decade.
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    Research what they did to Fayette Pinkney of the...

    Research what they did to Fayette Pinkney of the Three Degrees and you have the Florence Ballard story almost all over again!
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    It's funny, when I first heard "When Will I See...

    It's funny, when I first heard "When Will I See You Again" on the radio in the Fall of 1974, I thought it was Jean Terrell at first. Same thing with Polly Brown.
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    That would be too much for one show! They both...

    That would be too much for one show! They both have excellent talking genes! LOL!
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    You're welcome Luke. This one was great because...

    You're welcome Luke. This one was great because she was able to share more of the history of Motown and it's artists.
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    Marvin Gaye - Autopsy: REELZ TV

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OsmVSDznw0Q
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    Here Glenn is leading the Temptations 2 nights...

    Here Glenn is leading the Temptations 2 nights ago:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VGxO5weZMg
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    After this afternoons hearings, it does not look...

    After this afternoons hearings, it does not look good at all for Trump.
    I think they all but got him!
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    Mary Wilson On "The 202" Show

    There is some really great Motown history here. "The 202" from Washington DC:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJEaqDz40ks
  20. Thread: Soul Men!

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    I loved the Flamingos too. I am a bit sad that...

    I loved the Flamingos too. I am a bit sad that so many that were in the group have passed.
  21. Thread: Remy Shand!

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    I bought George Michael's first solo album as...

    I bought George Michael's first solo album as soon as I heard it. I bought his first album of the 2000s called Music from the Last Century a friend in Montreal recommended and I loved it. There...
  22. Thread: Remy Shand!

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    Then you had people like Kenny G, Bobby Caldwell,...

    Then you had people like Kenny G, Bobby Caldwell, Gino Vannelli and even Hall & Oates that were very popular on "Urban" radio (I hate that term by the way).
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    I totally understand the argument some people,...

    I totally understand the argument some people, younger people are making in regards to cultural appropriation. Just look at the Grammy Awards of the last few years. I also notice that many will buy...
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    She was too peppy. LOL!!!!

    She was too peppy. LOL!!!!
  25. Although I do not know how much Florence's solo...

    Although I do not know how much Florence's solo album sold once it was finally release, but I wonder where the royalties from it (if any) went. The masters were destroyed in that Universal warehouse...
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