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Remembering the Marvelettes and the hit factory's beginnings.
Metro Times  |  Travis R. Wright  |  05-16-2012  |  Music

Smokey Robinson's First CD in Three Years is Well-Timed but Misses the Marknew

Though Robinson's name is practically synonymous with Motown, its signature soul and pop sounds are nowhere to be found on this work, which skews toward contemporary R&B and smooth jazz.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Ben Westhoff  |  09-22-2009  |  Reviews

Blonde Devotion: Motown Diva Chris Clark Rises from Obscuritynew

From 1965 to 1967, Motown released a few criminally ignored singles that found a home on Clark's 1967 long-player Soul Sounds. Given the scattered sessionography, Soul Sounds surprisingly holds up better than any other studio album by the more recognizable greats of Motown.
Metro Times  |  Serene Dominic  |  08-11-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Paradise Regained: Detroit's Legends of Burlesque Reminiscenew

The most famous exotic dancer in the history of Motown, Lottie The Body, and fellow stripteaser Toni Elling recall the glamourous days of burlesque in the 1960s and the struggles they faced as African-American dancers.
Metro Times  |  Sarah Klein  |  08-03-2005  |  History

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