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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. Street served in […]

02/28/2013

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Motown Makes The Trip From Detroit To Broadway

Berry Gordy has long been driven to tell the the Motown story and wrote “Motown the Musical,” which will now make its way to Broadway, according to the Detroit News.

06/27/2012

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Video Classics: David Bowie – “Young Americans”

You can add [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]David Bowie[/lastfm] to the rather lengthy list of non-American musicians who compose lyrics going on about all that’s wrong with the U.S. then proceed to set them to music that borrow heavily […]

09/02/2011

Sharon Jones Sings Because She’s Happy

If you’ve never seen or heard [lastfm]Sharon Jones[/lastfm] perform live, put that on your “to-do” list as soon as possible. Jones is a funk-soul vocalist with a voice and stage presence that transcends contemporary musical labels […]

07/09/2010