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THE SPINNERS-WHILE THE CITY SLEEPS.

The Spinners-While The City Sleeps. Label: Kent Soul, In 1964, The Spinners signed a seven-year recording contract with Berry Gordy’s Motown label, which the Detroit-based group would transform their fortunes. They had already enjoyed  two hit singles That’s What Girls Are Made For and Love (I’m So Glad) I Found You in 1961. Since then, …

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DAVE HAMILTON’S DETROIT DANCERS.

DAVE HAMILTON’S DETROIT DANCERS. The Funk Brothers place in soul music’s history is assured. They were Motown’s studio band between 1959 and 1972, when Motown moved to Los Angeles. By then, The Funk Brothers were the most successful studio band in the history of soul music. Forty-three years later, and that’s still the case. However, there …

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THE TEMPTATIONS-ALL DIRECTIONS.

THE TEMPTATIONS-ALL DIRECTIONS. When The Temptations were recording what became All Directions, the group were determined not to record two songs that eventually appeared on the album. One of these songs was Run Charlie Run and the other was Papa Was A Rolling Stone. The Temptations were absolutely determined not to record these songs. They …

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