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Published Date: 7/26/2015
Mary Wells helped define the sound of Motown in the early 1960s and then took that sound to the UK, opening for the Beatles. Her powerful vocals propelled hits like "Two Lovers," "You Beat Me to the Punch" and her signature song "My Guy" and helped to break down...
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Published Date: 7/23/2015
Some of the best music of the 1960s and '70s came from Detroit's Motown Records. How much do you know about the legendary performers who made Motown great? Take our true-or-false quiz.
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Published Date: 6/14/2015
Saxophone player Junior Walker led one of Motown Records' signature bands, Junior Walker and the All Stars, whose 1960s hits included "Shotgun" and "What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)." Walker's '70s solo career didn't reach the heights he saw with the All Stars, but...
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Published Date: 6/6/2015
Levi Stubbs helped shape the sound of Motown as the lead singer for the Four Tops. His baritone vocals drove hits including "Baby I Need Your Loving," "Reach Out I'll Be There" and "It's the Same Old Song," yet Stubbs always refused to take top billing over his...
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Published Date: 6/1/2015
David Ruffin's soulful voice led the Temptations for four years in the 1960s, belting out timeless classics like "My Girl" and "Ain't Too Proud To Beg." He released several solo albums during the 1970s and '80s, including his final Top 10 hit, "Walk Away From Love," in...
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Published Date: 5/13/2015
Mary Wells helped define the sound of Motown in the early 1960s and then took that sound to the U.K., opening for the Beatles. Her powerful vocals propelled hits like "Two Lovers," "You Beat Me to the Punch" and her signature song, "My Guy," and helped to break down...
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