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    By the way, where did you hear the good news...

    By the way, where did you hear the good news about Stevie?
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    Glad to hear this news; thanks Marv2.

    Glad to hear this news; thanks Marv2.
  3. I don't know any combinations where there was one...

    I don't know any combinations where there was one member of a group combined with one member of The Andantes on any Motown recordings (although I'm sure that there were examples of this). However,...
  4. You can hear both The Marvelettes & The Andantes...

    You can hear both The Marvelettes & The Andantes doing the exhilarating 'call & response' backing vocals on the chorus of "Knock On My Door".
  5. The Gap Band "Gap Band IV/Gap Band V: Jammin'" 2CD remaster (BGO UK) 3/6/2020

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    From 1982 and 1983 come two US Top 30 albums from the Wilson brothers. The singles ‘'Early In The Morning’' and '‘Outstanding'’ were No.1 Billboard R&B chart hits, whilst '‘You...
  6. Gladys Knight And The Pips "Gold" budget 3CD compilation (Crimson UK) (2/28/2020)

    No description or tracklist yet but this one is worth watching.

    Amazon USA
    Available for pre-order soon:
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B083SYJ812/?tag=imwan-20

    Amazon UK...
  7. Prince Is Getting an All-Star Grammy Tribute Concert

    Alicia Keys, John Legend and Usher will perform at a special Prince tribute concert set to take place after the 2020 Grammy Awards and air on television later this year, Rolling Stone has confirmed....
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    Great find Marv2, thanks for sharing. PS: With...

    Great find Marv2, thanks for sharing. PS: With all the various streaming platforms being offered, it would be great to see one for Motown (or Vintage Soul Music) clips.
  9. Good find; thanks Marv2.

    Good find; thanks Marv2.
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    Thanks for the info Johnjeb-I see why "Downtown"...

    Thanks for the info Johnjeb-I see why "Downtown" couldn't be part of A Bit Of Liverpool since it hit the US after that album was in the can. And yes, the market was flooded with various tribute...
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    On Supremes A Go-Go, I'd have all of the tracks...

    On Supremes A Go-Go, I'd have all of the tracks recorded with The Funk Bros. in Detroit, use the same backing tracks that The Isleys & Four Tops used for "This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You)" &...
  12. I know; the story about "One Way Out" was told in...

    I know; the story about "One Way Out" was told in the notes for the deluxe edition of Supremes Sing H-D-H. It was a missed opportunity alright (make that two missed opportunities; I feel that...
  13. I think The Supremes would sound great doing: "I...

    I think The Supremes would sound great doing:
    "I Only Want To Be With You"-Dusty Springfield
    "Downtown"-Petula Clark
    "I Know A Place"-Petula Clark
    "Rescue Me"-Fontella Bass
    "It May Be Winter...
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    While I've never been a fan of A Bit Of...

    While I've never been a fan of A Bit Of Liverpool, I think The Supremes might've fared well with versions of Dusty Springfield's "I Only Want To Be With You" or "Wishin' & Hopin'". Also think that...
  15. One of Dionne's very best songs (and still one of...

    One of Dionne's very best songs (and still one of my favorites 50 years later).
  16. Martha Levert, Mother of R&B Singers Sean And Gerald Levert, Has Passed Away

    Heaven has gained another angel from the Levert family. Martha Levert — mother of the late R&B singers Sean and Gerald Levert — passed away Thursday morning. The cause of death hasn’t been revealed...
  17. Love this one by Otis & Carla (especially at this...

    Love this one by Otis & Carla (especially at this time of year). Happy New Year PNH.
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    Thanks Ralph. And Happy New Year to you and...

    Thanks Ralph. And Happy New Year to you and Everyone at Soulful Detroit. :cool:
  19. Motown Sound legends honored in Hamtramck marking 60th anniversary

    On Monday it was all about the Motown Sound in Hamtramck. Several Motown singers including Joseph Billingslea, a Hamtramck native - and an original member of the Contours - was honored Monday by...
  20. I've read both of the H-D-H books and I say that...

    I've read both of the H-D-H books and I say that they are both essential to fans of Motown (and the Invictus/Hot Wax period). Brian & Eddie's book gives a lot of insight on the early days of...
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    I feel that if Florence Ballard was still alive,...

    I feel that if Florence Ballard was still alive, she'd be doing the same thing that Mary Wilson is doing (some performing here & there and recognition as a founding member of The Supremes). I even...
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    In theory, it would've been a great idea to have...

    In theory, it would've been a great idea to have Jean, Mary & Cindy perform as The Supremes (with Diana making her "star turn" doing "ANMHE") on Motown 25. Unfortunately, Suzanne DePasse (possibly...
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    Also, remember this quote by Martha Reeves from...

    Also, remember this quote by Martha Reeves from the Forever More collection; "The Marvelettes paved the way for Motown's girls; The Supremes, everybody. If they hadn't worked, we wouldn't have...
  24. George Michaelís Sister Dies on Third Anniversary of Singerís Death

    Three years to the day after the death of George Michael, the singerís sister Melanie Panayiotou has died. The siblingsí older sister, Yioda, found Melanie on Wednesday, the evening of Christmas...
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    Yes; The Marvelettes debut, "Please Mr. Postman",...

    Yes; The Marvelettes debut, "Please Mr. Postman", was Motown's first single to top both the R&B & Pop charts (and it helped Motown get the money from record distributors that they were owed from...
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