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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...
  2. "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...
  3. 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.
  5. I get it, most are only album tracks, minor hits,...

    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...
  6. 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...
  8. 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".
  13. I believe I've once read, that by the time his...

    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...
  15. 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...
  16. Thread: Remy Shand!

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    Not so long ago, in one of the "old school" soul...

    Not so long ago, in one of the "old school" soul stations in my area, I've just heard Phil Collins' "Sussudio". At first, I completely cracked up, dismissing it as just "an eighties pop song",...
  17. Thread: Remy Shand!

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    Back in the late 90s, BET also aired Jennifer...

    Back in the late 90s, BET also aired Jennifer Lopez music videos. But then again, one could take it as her sound could fit in with the rest of the station, or "She's hot".

    My memory of Remy...
  18. Thread: Remy Shand!

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    I remember him. I was a teenager, back when...

    I remember him.

    I was a teenager, back when BET still actually aired music videos, "Take A Message" in regular airplay. Brian McKnight, Erykah Badu, India.Arie, Remy Shand, the Temptations,...
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    Wilson Pickett Exciting Wicked Pickett...

    Wilson Pickett

    Exciting Wicked Pickett Screaming Example: Both sides of "I Found A True Love", Atlantic Records 45-2558, "I Found A True Love" / "For Better Or Worse".

    ...
  20. I know, Whitney Houston made many, many hits the...

    I know, Whitney Houston made many, many hits the eighties and nineties, but I could probably think up easily thirty-four singers better than her.

    Such as, Lena Horne and Nancy Wilson.

    But,...
  21. Where's Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, Bing Crosby,...

    Where's Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Nat King Cole, Kay Starr, Brenda Lee, Connie Francis, Brook Benton, Johnny Mathis?

    Yes, I know, maybe their list should...
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    Dusty Springfield - When The Lovelight Shines...

    Dusty Springfield - When The Lovelight Shines Thru His Eyes


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrVqT5C7mOQ
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    Russell Grant & the Starlettes - No Matter What...

    Russell Grant & the Starlettes - No Matter What Sign You Are


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6p-FpjokaU
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    I once found Billy Eckstine's "The Prime Of My...

    I once found Billy Eckstine's "The Prime Of My Life" at a thrift store once.
  25. What was Dazz Band's place as a "Mptown Legend"?

    My apologies, typo, "Motown" on topic title.

    Just simply wondering, considering to the most, including R&B radio stations in my area, they were only "Let It Whip".

    Yet, according to R&B...
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