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    I got this LP new back in the day when I was...

    I got this LP new back in the day when I was 12-13 yrs old. Loved playing it on my parents BIG console Tv/Stereo & LOVE the whole show. I thought(and I will have to look at my LP) that Kim & Mickey...
  2. Dionne Warwick could sing the phone book & make...

    Dionne Warwick could sing the phone book & make it sound good.
  3. Thread: RIP Len Barry

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    Len Barry was a GREAT singer and one of the very...

    Len Barry was a GREAT singer and one of the very few White singers I liked in the 60's. The Dovells had some great records with Len on lead. Although I never personally met Len, Dee Dee Sharp, The...
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    On "Return of the Marvelettes" "Uptown" IS The...

    On "Return of the Marvelettes" "Uptown" IS The Marvelettes.
  5. thats the first Motown 45 I bought by Tammi, I...

    thats the first Motown 45 I bought by Tammi, I had heard on the radio and the dj said she was Tammy Montgomery formerly with James Brown & that sent me to the record shop.
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    socialism KILLS competition & creativity. I have...

    socialism KILLS competition & creativity. I have extended family that are slaves in Cuba.
  7. Thread: Marv davis rip

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    WOW, I'm so sorry to read this today that Marv...

    WOW, I'm so sorry to read this today that Marv Davis has passed away. I sincerley hope he did not suffer. He was a major contributor to soulfuldetroit as long as I can remember and was very devoted...
  8. I bought my first rock n roll 45 in 1961, I was...

    I bought my first rock n roll 45 in 1961, I was 10 & it is "Bye, Bye Baby" my all time fave singer Mary Wells. Still have about 200 original Motown 45's and alot of the original Lps. I really should...
  9. LOL, my 500 would be totally different.

    LOL, my 500 would be totally different.
  10. Rest In Peace. He sure lived a long life.

    Rest In Peace. He sure lived a long life.
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    looks like its from "Swingin Time" . The TV...

    looks like its from "Swingin Time" . The TV studio was in Windsor Canada near Detroit. All the Motown singers did that show.
  12. "Stop & Get A Hold of Myself" is one of the BEST...

    "Stop & Get A Hold of Myself" is one of the BEST Gladys Knight & the Pips records.
  13. I saw the 5 Stairsteps LIVE 3 or 4 times in 60's...

    I saw the 5 Stairsteps LIVE 3 or 4 times in 60's and the last time in '70 or "71. They were GREAT every time. The first time they opened for the Impressions, 2nd time they were on a bill with new...
  14. I seem to remember Dolly Parton doing "Two...

    I seem to remember Dolly Parton doing "Two Lovers" on an early LP. The name of Motowns country label escapes me but I think TG Shepherd was a country success on it.
  15. Great tracks by Richard. He was doing alot of...

    Great tracks by Richard. He was doing alot of LIVE dates at this time.
  16. "Out of Sight" did set the pace for FUNK.

    "Out of Sight" did set the pace for FUNK.
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    "Whispers(Gettin Louder)" which I think was...

    "Whispers(Gettin Louder)" which I think was Jackies' hit before the release of "Higher...also had a Motown sound & wouldn't doubt the same players are on it. I also always heard it was the Andantes...
  18. wow, what a GREAT track list. Alot of my faves of...

    wow, what a GREAT track list. Alot of my faves of all time.
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    I know they did backgrounds on Mary Wells "Drop...

    I know they did backgrounds on Mary Wells "Drop In The Bucket" in 1963 and some others.
  20. you do know that the Underdogs (a Detroit/Motown...

    you do know that the Underdogs (a Detroit/Motown 60's garage band) had a release of "Love Gone Bad" on VIP.
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    I loved "The Onion Song" when I first heard it on...

    I loved "The Onion Song" when I first heard it on the radio and bought the 45, but the more I listened to it the more I thought it was Valerie Simpson singing in place of Tammi. As big as Marvin &...
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    I saw TD many times LIVE in the late 60's & early...

    I saw TD many times LIVE in the late 60's & early 70's & he always had a great band & put on a great show. One time in Orlando, it was just Johnnie Taylor & Tyrone Davis, TD did a great 1 hour show...
  23. The cover of the Old, The New& The Best was a...

    The cover of the Old, The New& The Best was a terrible photo of Mary. She hated it, too. She was paid a per track fee for that one.
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    I think their LP vesion of "Proud Mary" produced...

    I think their LP vesion of "Proud Mary" produced by Phil Spector, inspired the GREAT version by Ike & Tina the following year.
  25. If my memory serves me correctly, I believe she...

    If my memory serves me correctly, I believe she was paid a "per track" fee, which is alot more then she would have made from "royalties". Mary was doing real good on LIVE performances at that time.
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