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  1. Someone reminded me that the singer Jane Morgan...

    Someone reminded me that the singer Jane Morgan turned 97 in May. Also among the ones who are not too far away from the big 9-0 is the legendary Petula Clark who will turn 89 in November.
  2. I really had in mind singers only because if we...

    I really had in mind singers only because if we branched it out too much, the sky would be the limit. But to look at it another way, ANYONE who reaches that age deserves to be praised, so keep them...
  3. Hadn't thought about Tony..........

    Hadn't thought about Tony..........
  4. In addition to Berry Gordy, what other music figures are 90 or more?

    As we have learned over in the Motown forum, Berry Gordy is up for a well-deserved Kennedy Center Honor. We also knew that he turned 91 recently. So that got me to thinking about what other music...
  5. I remember buying the Elgins' Heaven Must Have...

    I remember buying the Elgins' Heaven Must Have Sent You 45 in a bargain bin. I had never heard of the group or the song at the time, but I knew that VIP was a Motown label and I was into Motown at...
  6. You guys are too harsh on poor little Bette! Yes...

    You guys are too harsh on poor little Bette! Yes of course she was a tramp in her early days but that was just her schtick...probably the exact word she would use to describe it.

    But as she got...
  7. I would have to echo Superlou's comment....make...

    I would have to echo Superlou's comment....make the Gordy segment of the telecast relevant and authentic. Granted we have lost the vast majority of the original Motown stars, but we still have Diana,...
  8. Great line up. The clips for both Berry and Bette...

    Great line up. The clips for both Berry and Bette should be epic!!!
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    Sounds like she found the need to change the name...

    Sounds like she found the need to change the name for one reason or another.
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    Information requested on Fly Records

    I have submitted a CD to Discogs and the label says Fly Records. The artist is a Southern Soul singer named Vickie Baker and the label appeared at the time of release [[2002) to be based in...
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    My how time flies. Happy Birthday Miss Martha!!...

    My how time flies. Happy Birthday Miss Martha!! Best wishes for many more!
  12. I too have received mine and played it today for...

    I too have received mine and played it today for the first time. I have to honestly say that it did not grab me the way I hoped it would, but I think it is because the anticipation of receiving it...
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    I am not talented enough for such an in-depth...

    I am not talented enough for such an in-depth analysis but when I started listening to the radio in late 65/early 66, I immediately gravitated toward Motown. So I started buying up everything that...
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    You got that right..........the stuff that passes...

    You got that right..........the stuff that passes for "soul" these days, or music in general for that matter, is downright pitiful compared to the REAL music of the good old days. Although it is a...
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    Thanks sansradio for the link. As for my favorite...

    Thanks sansradio for the link. As for my favorite song, it can vary from time to time. But some of the nominees are I Refuse to Be Lonely, Give Me One Good Reason to Stay, Whatever Happened to Our...
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    Phyllis would have turned 72 today

    Shame on me for forgetting until Soul Tracks and another source reminded me that the spectacular Phyllis Hyman would have turned 72 today. [[Please someone more talented than me link the great Soul...
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    Surrender and Remember Me came out within the...

    Surrender and Remember Me came out within the same general time frame, and to me, they will always be Diana's hottest solo singles.
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    See guys??? That kind of excitement was the...

    See guys??? That kind of excitement was the reason why I was asking. I have half a dozen or so of these sets and found them to be an excellent value and usually quite comprehensive. Even if I already...
  19. Status Report on Connor Ray Music? Trudy Lynn? Steve Krase?

    I realize the pandemic shut everyone down but does anyone know if this label is still up and running and if they will be releasing any new music? I am especially interested in Trudy.

    She joined...
  20. Yeah that looks like mine. I am sure I have it...

    Yeah that looks like mine. I am sure I have it buried somewhere!!!
  21. Well it is a colorful little thing I will give it...

    Well it is a colorful little thing I will give it that...........but I have a question........without digging through all my collection I seem to recall owning a CD or cassette by Donna entitled...
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    Demon Music's Gold series

    Have they by any chance stopped producing those 3 CD sets that had been around for the last couple of years? I have not seen any new ones for a while and today I got a newsletter from the company and...
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    Yeah I think we are talking the same release. it...

    Yeah I think we are talking the same release. it has Dionne W in big white letters across the top and ne Warwick in a brownish color on a second line. 24 tracks starting with This Girl's in Love With...
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    Dionne Warwick album question

    I am selling some things on Discogs and occasionally run across something that I have to offer that no one else has ever tried to sell before, which can be interesting.

    Today that is a Dionne...
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    Anyone wanna bet on how cushy his cell will be...

    Anyone wanna bet on how cushy his cell will be and how carefully he will be protected?
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