Posts Tagged ‘Motown’
Test how much you know about the Classic Motown period with our fun quiz. There are 15 questions, each with four possible answers. You can challenge your friends by sharing via the social media buttons above.
Tags: Classic Motown, Motown, Motown quiz, Motown trivia
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The Marvelettes’ debut single “Please Mr. Postman” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.
Tags: Motown, Please Mr Postman, The Beatles, The Marvelettes
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Motown’s legendary house band, the Funk Brothers, will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 21.
Guitarist Eddie Willis and percussionist Jack Ashford are among the musicians planning to attend the ceremony. Guitarist Joe Messina, 86, has also expressed an interest in attending, but no final decision has been made.
Tags: Funk Brothers, Funk Brothers Hollywood Walk of Fame star, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Motown
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The Supremes, the Vandellas, the Marvelettes, the Velvelettes and the Andantes will be the focus of a new exhibit on Motown’s girl groups which opens at Detroit’s Motown Historical Museum on Thursday, January 31.
Tags: Girl Groups The Grit the Glamour the Glory, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Motown, the Andantes, The Marvelettes, the supremes, the Velvelettes
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New “My Music” specials covering doo wop and Motown make their debut on PBS tonight.
“My Music: Doo Wop Discoveries”
“My Music: Doo Wop Discoveries” features long unseen archival footage and new live performances from pivotal R&B and pop vocal groups of the late fifties and sixties. Smokey Robinson, Mike Stoller, Aaron Neville, Neil Sedaka, George Clinton and others are also on hand to share their stories about the era. The special is hosted by Jon “Bowzer” Bauman, formerly of Sha Na Na.
Tags: doo wop, Motown, My Music: Doo Wop Discoveries, My Music: Motown Big Hits & More
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