I Love Motown

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    Fifty Years Of Motwon

     Hello everyone, Below is a link to my website which entitled ‘Fifty years of Motown’, and enjoy a uniquely interactive experience involving  excerpts from my novel ‘Forever And Ever Amen’ alongside classic tracks such Tracks of my tears, Get...
    jpembe6021 jpembe6021
    46-50
    Aug 22, 2010

    Motown

    I don't know what it is because i diddn't grow up in that era maybye it's because 80's music was so bad and my dads influence but the likes of the crystals ,stevie ,diana ross,marvin gaye etc and the production techniques of phil spector create a warm sound that just makes me...
    sheridan37 sheridan37
    36-40, M
    Aug 29, 2009

    Glastonbury

    Is anyone going to Glastonbury this year?? Stevie Wonder on the pyramid stage is going to be magic!
    suchis suchis
    26-30, M
    Apr 22, 2010

    "Standing In the Shadows of Motown"

    One of the best movies I've ever seen was a documentary released about five years ago called "Standing in the Shadows of Motown." It's the story of the Motown backup musicians known as the Funk Brothers, who toiled for years backing some of the greatest soul and R...
    Nyxie Nyxie
    51-55, F
    22 Responses Dec 7, 2008

    My Top Ten Motown Records

    1)-Heatwave - Martha and The Vandellas 2)-The Way You Do The Things You Do - Temptations 3)- Don't Mess With Bill - The Marvelettes 4)-Laughing Boy - Mary Wells 5)-My Guy - Mary Wells 6)-Can You Do it?  - The Contours 7)-Mickey's Monkey - The Miracles 8)-The Love I Saw In You...
    built4comfort built4comfort
    51-55, M
    Apr 30, 2013

    Motown Magic

    The energy, the melody, the rhythm, the harmony, the soul... Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, The Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations (especially the Temptations)... Fantastic...
    tml67 tml67
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Oct 4, 2013

    Singstar

    I just bought Singstar Motown.  Its freakin awesome.  'Nuff said.
    auroraaustralis auroraaustralis
    22-25
    2 Responses Sep 23, 2009

    Favorite Motown B-sides

    I have to give a shout out to some superb b-sides that Motown put out back in the day. Some of these charted on their own. This is a list of my top 10 Motown B-sides: 1)-There He is (at my door) - Martha and The Vandellas (B-side of Dancing In The Street) 2)-Save Me - Smokey...
    built4comfort built4comfort
    51-55, M
    May 16, 2013

    Kim Weston

    Hey just got a copy of Kim Weston's new single. "Mama"....   Love it, although the second track "Sing, Sing, Sing" is even better Raymond
    raymondanderz raymondanderz
    56-60
    Jun 23, 2010

    Celebrating The 50th Anniversary Of A Motown Classic

    June, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the release of my favorite Motown record, Martha and The Vandellas "(Love Is Like A) Heatwave". To add to my joy, I have recently discovered on Amazon.com, the 98.9% unedited version of this classic. Back in 1963 when the record was...
    built4comfort built4comfort
    51-55, M
    May 5, 2013

    Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell

    I confess I've watched Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell sing "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" too many time to count on YouTube. They were incredible! Music today just can't compete with the old Motown hits.
    Celestiallds Celestiallds
    51-55, F
    Mar 15, 2009
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