Dipping into Motown's earliest releases several names stick out from the others. I'm not talking about the Satintones, Eugine Remus or Mary Wells, or, over on the Tamla label, the likes of Marv Johnson, The Miracles and Mable John. But rather the likes of white singers like Debbie Dean, and later on, someone called Connie Van Dyke.
I've transported myself back to the early seventies to revisit an album – yup, original vinyl here with its occasional needle jump (why didn't I look after this disc more than I obviousl
Happy birthday Smokey! We may be a little late but the sentiment remains the same but even more so.
When anyone talks about The Supremes the names Diana Ross and Mary Wilson always crop up. Yet, the group was a trio and so often, the third link remained anonymous or mentioned as a passing reference. However, fans hold all the ladies in high esteem and none more so than Cindy Birdsong who celebrated her 80th birthday recently. Happy Birthday Cindy!