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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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    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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    DeeLisa DeeLisa 31-35 1 Response Jul 18, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Your Precious Love

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

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    DeeLisa DeeLisa 31-35 Jul 14, 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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    Laur3n Laur3n 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    DeeLisa DeeLisa 31-35 1 Response 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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    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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    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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    I just absolutely love it! One time I was sitting in history. My crush sat directly behind me. I had just taken my hair out of braids so my natural curly hair was out and my crush...
    Xoxolife Xoxolife 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    I have always wanted to be loved just as much as I love....Treated as well as I treat....Respected as much as I respect. Wishful thinking!
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    I am writing my experience here because I can't do it anywhere else without family and friends thinking I'm being "negative" and generally not being interested or even getting...
    SeaweedEater SeaweedEater 22-25 Aug 15

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    I love country music especially rascal flatts!!!!
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    I'm a good girl. Always doing what's expected, Following the straight and narrow, Being exactly who my parents want me to be. I've always been a good girl, Never questioned my...
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    Yup cuz they understand me more than girls .and they don't judge me like girls do and when I wear a t-shirt and jeans they don't tell me u look like a boy they only tell me that I...
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    I always wanted to become an actress when I was a child. I even told my mom I did when I was younger. Now that I'm 16 I still want to chase that dream. Honestly I desperately want...
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    I've always felt this inexplicable connection to TITANIC... Yes, I am a history buff, but it goes beyond that. It's so much more than a subject of interest for me. It's a major...
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    I have been single my whole life and I don't feel attractive at all. I am very picky and would much rather stay single . I don't like many guys my own age. They are so annoying...
    ScorpioPhoenix ScorpioPhoenix 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It reminds me of my youth, going to the youth club, and later nightclubs. It was great to dance to and brings back great memories.
    BJS19 BJS19 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    2Cellos, Amanda Shires, Pete Seeger, Carole King, Dusty Springfield, Ian Tyson, Israel Kamakawiwo' Ole, Jill Barber, Louis Armstrong, Madison Violet, Old Crow Medicine Show, Simon...
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    MisterWhoX MisterWhoX 31-35, M Aug 5

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    At least people say so lol
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    I hate going to work everyday and leaving my boyfriend alone. I work in a hospital and i am constantly checking the patient database to make sure he didn't overdose again and end...
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    I reallly miss my best friend......hes going away for a long time and im the one who put him in there :(
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    Eyes fluttering back and forth as if trying to remember, time date place faces Mouth dry even though the pitcher next to her has been filled several times Take her pain away...
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    My brother is a convict in prison and needs a pen pal. hes my younger brother at the age of 20, and has 25years to life. as you can imagine he is lonely, and i want to help is...
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    To different people. Some of are exotic ( at least from my perception), unique, quiet and keep to themselves, introverted, very deep thinkers, independent minded, and tended to be...
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    LovelyLadyJ LovelyLadyJ 22-25, F Aug 4

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    Never could. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJTwgMTI704
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    Good morning, my name is J---, I am currently living in massachusetts.. I am a former paramedic, for over 10 years, helping others always came naturally to me I loved the reward...
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    Third Day - I've Always Loved You (:
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    I've always been into music before my time... because these artists seem to give their heart and soul for the music there wasn't just one style of music that ruled everybody...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 10

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    If you are here I want to thank you for reading this and like many others I also want to get this off my chest and share my story with you. As a kid I always used to love to play...
    HimanshuTaneja HimanshuTaneja 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    Music has helped me a lot. I'm always listening to music when I'm out. Or at school. Or at home. Haha. Avenged Sevenfold and Green Day are my favorite bands and mean so much to me...
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