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I Have Always Loved Motown Music

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    Grooving, On A Sunday Afternoon

    I grew up in Motown, Motown WAS Motown. :) Listening to such great's as Gladys Knight and the Pips, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, and the Jackson 5. How could I not fall in love with the soulful rhythms, heart spun lyrics, and "out-a-sight" harmony's? Yes growing up as a...
    SleepingTiger SleepingTiger 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 21, 2013

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    The Supremes

    I keep playing this one song over and over lately in the car by them: You keep me hangin' on. Love it!!!! My kids father keeps calling me and I refuse to answer his calls--so this song fits. I'm so over and done with him. It feels good to finally be free!!!!
    TrustNobody TrustNobody 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 15, 2010

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    Inheriting

    My mum loves Motown, so I didn't really stand a chance! But the energy, the emotional resonance it's all so so good - and it's great to dance to too :)
    bywthedragon bywthedragon 18-21, F Jul 13, 2009

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    There Was So Much Wonderful Music

    So much great music,so many great artists.The Doo-Wop,the love songs.It was a wonderful time to be listening music.I still enjoy it.I still have my original45's,LP's,8tracks and cassettes.There were so many that enjoyed and still do.The Chi-Lites,Temptations,The Supremes,The...
    cindyloulove cindyloulove 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 27, 2012

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    Your Precious Love

    Another one of my Mowtown Favorites!
    DeeLisa DeeLisa 31-35 1 Response Jul 28, 2012

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    Give Credit Where Credit Is Do

    The origin of popular music( rock&roll, jazz, blues,ect) comes from the black creative community. In the mid 1960's when the British invasion quashed American recording artists, Motown recording artists conquered the radio waves, but middle class America would have never been...
    Angelly Angelly 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2012

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    DeeLisa DeeLisa 31-35 1 Response Jul 14, 2012

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    And It's Fun to Dance to

    What's not to love? The VERY best of music, in the modern age. The Supremes, "Baby Love", Marvin Gaye,"What's Goin On", Temptations, Stevie Wonder! So so many..the Commodores were  doing, " Easy".   Oh, The Four Tops, "Sugar...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 10 Responses Mar 21, 2009

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    DeeLisa DeeLisa 31-35 1 Response Jul 18, 2012

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    The House Band

    real baadass rhythm section & funky,funkee horneys.... a band i would play for, if i was playing in a band.
    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 1, 2012

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    DeeLisa DeeLisa 31-35 Jul 14, 2012

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    Hitsville, Usa.

    The Temptations, the Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, the Supremes and many, many more. What was not to like about a lot of great music! And kudo's to the songwriting team of Holland, Dozier, Holland who wrote many of the great Motown hits.
    Goodguy09 Goodguy09 61-65, M 2 Responses Apr 1, 2009

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    Laur3n Laur3n 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    Motown Music

    i love motown i have a huge collection on cds as well as cassettes,hooked on classics is another favorite.im looking for speakers to match a duel cassette player i was given,and sooner or later ill find them.nettie
    nttpowell nttpowell 56-60, F Jun 8, 2012

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    Abraham, Martin And John

    is my all time favorite followed by jimmy ruffin farewell is a lonely sound
    christinemelody christinemelody 56-60, T Apr 4, 2013

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