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    Since Motown Was Based Out of Detroit: Motorcity... Where Are The Songs About ....

    CARS !!! ??? .... or driving ?? Anything related ... assembly line .....

    Were there any references ???

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    MOTORING by Martha and the Vandellas.

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    good one !! even has 'wooos'

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    _"Motor City....Satintones

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    Pa, I Need A Car .... the Contours

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    this video made for a tv special

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    The flip of the Satintones 45 already mentioned is also kind of about cars. The lyrics talk about going to The Hop in his raggedy jalop that doesn't have brakes or a top.


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    Well not really what was intended but The Stylers' "Pushing Up Daisies" is about driving [too fast]:


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    I heard that in the 60's, W. Grand Blvd. would have made a GREAT Cadillac commercial.

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    When you bought a Motown 45 in the 1960's, you got your moneys worth. This was the flip of "Nowhere To Run". "MOTORING" is BAADASS!!

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    R Dean Taylor "Gotta See Jane"



    Marvin Gaye "Hitch Hike"

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    not about cars of course but refers to them...


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    "Beep Beep" is a novelty single by The Playmates, released in 1958 by Roulette Records as the B-side to "Your Love".





    "Beep Beep" began charting with Billboard on November 3, 1958; it charted for 15 weeks, peaking at number four.
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    Smokey Robinson "Cruising"


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    Chuck Berry - No Particular Place to Go.



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    Chuck Berry - Maybelline





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    Chuck Berry - My Mustang Ford




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    good stuff!

    Funny Smokey has to live in California for a decade before coming up with CRUISING ...
    I guess that was a Cali thing...

    HITCH HIKE !!! ha ha

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    Chuck Berry -- You Never Can Tell



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    Chuck Berry -- No Money Down



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    Chuck Berry -- You Canīt Catch Me






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    Quote Originally Posted by Boogiedown View Post
    CARS !!! ??? .... or driving ?? Anything related ... assembly line .....

    Were there any references ???
    Boogiedown, I think you kicked a hornetīs nest.
    Last edited by 9A; 06-30-2021 at 07:06 PM.

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    The Rockaways - Top-Down Time" [[Red Bird Records)

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