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The Motown Stars

8 track- Mary Wells "What's Easy for Two is so Hard for One"

The Temptations.

The "Classic lineup of The Temptations: David Ruffin (bottom left), Melvin Franklin (top left), Paul Williams (top right), Otis Williams (bottom right), and Eddie Kendricks (center) Picture taken in 1965

Motown ~ Signed to the label at age 17, Mary Wells was known as The Queen of Motown, with a string of hits that included The One Who Really Loves You, Two Lovers, You Beat Me to the Punch

Legends of Motown

Mary Wells was the first lady of Motown. Signed to the label at age Mary Wells was known as The Queen of Motown, with a string of hits that included The One Who Really Loves You, Two Lovers, and You Beat Me to the Punch.

STEVIE WONDER ~ Steveland Judkins Morris was only 11 yrs. old when Motown signed him in 1961. A musical genius, Stevie could do it all: sing, play multiple instruments, and write music that was ahead of his time. He was, in fact, a wonder!!  From precocious pre-teen to prodigious producer, Stevie's first #1 hit, "Fingertips, Part 2," burst on the scene in '63 after being recorded live during the Motortown Revue.

Coming up during tough times - Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye at the microphone in Motown's Detroit recording studio in 1965

Martha & the Vandellas - My Baby Loves Me at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=degqZ3fpyuY

8 track- Martha Reeves "My Baby Loves Me"

Anatomy of a Song: 'Reach Out I'll Be There,' Inspired by Bob Dylan

The Motown Hit Inspired by Dylan

Martha Reeves & the Vandellas - Dancing in the Street (1964)

500 Greatest Songs of All Time: Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, 'Dancing in the Street'

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