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Radio Feedback: Berry Gordy’s Surprising First Hit

Hint: It wasn’t a Motown song!

03/25/2014

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The Temptations’ Richard Street Dies At 70

Richard Street, a former member of The Temptations and Motown singer, died early Wednesday morning (Feb. 27) in a Las Vegas hospitcal of a pulmonary embolism, reports CBS Detroit. He was 70.

02/28/2013

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From Fleetwood Mac To Motown, Aaron Neville To Zeppelin: 15 Reasons 2013 Will Rock

2012 saw the return of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Aerosmith and (sort of) Led Zeppelin. 2013 promises lots of great albums, films and tours from some of music’s greatest legends. The Return […]

01/03/2013

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Paul McCartney & Berry Gordy Team Up For Motown Fundraiser

The former Beatle and Motown Records founder Berry Gordy are teaming up to raise money to help conserve and honor a famous piece of Motown’s history.

08/31/2012

The Funk Brothers attends the press room for Motown 45, a celebration of music that established the record label at the Shrine Auditorium April 4, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Mark Mainz/Getty Images)

Funk Brothers’ Bob Babbit Dead At 74

Bob Babbitt, who played in Motown Records’ house band Funk Brothers, died yesterday (July 17) in a Nashville hospice following a lengthy battle with brain cancer. He was 74.

07/18/2012

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Funk Brothers Bassist Bob Babbitt Dies at 74

Bob Babbitt, who played in Motown Records’ house band Funk Brothers, died yesterday (July 17) in a Nashville hospice following a lengthy battle with brain cancer. He was 74.

07/17/2012

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Motown Makes The Trip From Detroit To Broadway

The music of Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Marvin Gaye, the Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder and the Supremes poured from radio speakers and spun on record players because of one man, Berry Gordy. Thanks to […]

06/27/2012

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Free MP3 Of The Day: Fitz & The Tantrums, “Don’t Gotta Work It Out (Live)”

Our friends at MP3.com recently relaunched their site, and to celebrate we’re helping them give away some fantastic new songs for free! Today, we’re featuring a live version of “‘t Gotta Work It Out” from […]

07/01/2011

Phil Collins Covers 60s Soul On New Album

This fall, [lastfm]Phil Collins [/lastfm]will make a return to the Motown sounds that influenced his youth with a new album, Going Back. The offering is set to hit stores on September 28.

07/15/2010

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