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Motown Literary Sampler By Sylvia Hubbard
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MOTOWN KOMIX MASH-UP By Kenneth Jackson
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You ever been high without actually smoking anything? If not, do you want to? Trust me, this is worth much more than that Oz...maybe. Regardless, it's a guaranteed good time with the MKX family. Keep... More > up with us at http://www.cityhare.blogspot.com< Less
Motown Mafia: Memoirs Of A Kingpin's Kid By Courtney Brown JR.
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Eddie 'The Fat Man' Jackson and Courtney 'The Field Marshal' Brown were labeled 'Kingpins' in an era where their names reigned supreme in Detroit. Accumulating more than a million dollars a month in... More > heroin sales, these childhood friends lived lavish, privileged lifestyles, that today's nickel and dime street hustlers could only dream of. Surrounded by some of the greatest entertainers of that time including, The Temptations, Red Foxx, Richard Pryor, The OJays and writer Donald Goines to name but a handful, their customer base was a virtual who's who. After countless Federal and local investigations, paid informants, accusations of police corruption and Grand Jury appearances, The Fat Man and The Field Marshal were finally sentenced to double-digit prison terms. Amazingly when the men were released; their spirits weren't broken. Detroit had made them 'Kings of the Heroin Game' and not even steel bars could strip them of that well deserved title! The pair were- and still are legendary! This is their story.< Less
Motown Writers & Michigan Literary Network Promotional Booklet By Sylvia Hubbard
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Beatles, Motown, Beach Boys, Etc.: Classic Rock Discographies, Commentary, and Mono vs. Stereo Analysis By Dave Armstrong
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Motown native and baby boomer Dave Armstrong (born in 1958) provides a goldmine of information in this homage to classic rock, with massive, fact-filled discographies of songs by Motown artists, The... More > Beatles, The Beach Boys, Detroit Rock (1965-1975), Buddy Holly, Sam Cooke, and Van Morrison: including data concerning stereo and mono versions, recording dates, producers, songwriters, Billboard chart positions, best-sounding recordings, and many other facts. Also contains chapters on the topics of rockabilly, a "blues and country musical pilgrimage" to the South, recent landmark albums by Paul McCartney and Brian Wilson, selected Beatles mono recordings (deemed as superior to their stereo counterparts), a review of Beatles imitation groups, Bob Seger, classic rock artists 60 years or older, and favorite singles and albums from the classic rock era. A distinctly nostalgic tone is evident throughout. Any fan of classic rock (especially residents of Michigan and Detroiters) will love the musical reflections.< Less
Beatles, Motown, Beach Boys, Etc.: Classic Rock Discographies, Commentary, and Mono vs. Stereo Analysis By Dave Armstrong
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Motown native and baby boomer Dave Armstrong (born in 1958) provides a goldmine of information in this homage to classic rock, with massive, fact-filled discographies of songs by Motown artists, The... More > Beatles, The Beach Boys, Detroit Rock (1965-1975), Buddy Holly, Sam Cooke, and Van Morrison: including data concerning stereo and mono versions, recording dates, producers, songwriters, Billboard chart positions, best-sounding recordings, and many other facts. Also contains chapters on the topics of rockabilly, a "blues and country musical pilgrimage" to the South, recent landmark albums by Paul McCartney and Brian Wilson, selected Beatles mono recordings (deemed as superior to their stereo counterparts), a review of Beatles imitation groups, Bob Seger, classic rock artists 60 years or older, and favorite singles and albums from the classic rock era. A distinctly nostalgic tone is evident throughout. Any fan of classic rock (especially residents of Michigan and Detroiters) will love the musical reflections.< Less
Beatles, Motown, Beach Boys, Etc.: Classic Rock Discographies, Commentary, and Mono vs. Stereo Analysis By Dave Armstrong
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Motown native and baby boomer Dave Armstrong (born in 1958) provides a goldmine of information in this homage to classic rock, with massive, fact-filled discographies of songs by Motown artists, The... More > Beatles, The Beach Boys, Detroit Rock (1965-1975), Buddy Holly, Sam Cooke, and Van Morrison: including data concerning stereo and mono versions, recording dates, producers, songwriters, Billboard chart positions, best-sounding recordings, and many other facts. Also contains chapters on the topics of rockabilly, a "blues and country musical pilgrimage" to the South, recent landmark albums by Paul McCartney and Brian Wilson, selected Beatles mono recordings (deemed as superior to their stereo counterparts), a review of Beatles imitation groups, Bob Seger, classic rock artists 60 years or older, and favorite singles and albums from the classic rock era. A distinctly nostalgic tone is evident throughout. Any fan of classic rock (especially residents of Michigan and Detroiters) will love the musical reflections.< Less
Gold Thunder By Tony Newton
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Gold Thunder deals with Newton’s everyday challenges as a young musician challenging the massive competition to become a Motown bassist and keep his sanity as a 16 year old kid musician in a... More > world of highly critical and older, more experienced players, coming from all around the country to play in Detroit, music city. Gold Thunder’s beginning is set in Detroit Michigan during the 60’s and 70’s, during the revival of music’s most infectious expansion. The story also includes highlights of Newton’s experiences while playing numerous with Motown and Blues stars, including John Lee Hooker, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, 4 Tops, Marvin Gaye, Diane Ross and the Supremes, Martha and the Vandellas and others. Gold Thunder deals with a young, cocky kid trying to fight his way through and into the music business from playing in a bedroom, playing to records to playing around the world.< Less
At The End of The Storm By Ingrid Mosely
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A book written about the life of Legendary Artist Vermettya Royster.
Bulldog Blues By David Olds
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Set in Detroit, Bulldog Blues and is the tall tale of a talented, eccentric newspaper photographer named Dennis Wright whose favorite pastimes include shooting big news stories, harassing editors and... More > cruising the strip joints along 8 Mile Road. He lives in a renovated mansion in a rundown neighborhood with his bulldog, Churchill and Mistress Sophia, his landlady and Motown's most popular dominatrix. Tired of his antics, his bosses at the Detroit Sun-Journal decide to rid themselves of their number one troublemaker. When they implement their plan, Denny finds himself up s**t creek without the proverbial paddle. When Churchill comes to the rescue (sort of) they inadvertently become the newest sweethearts of the art world. When Denny is asked to speak to a gaggle of photo students, he discovers that the 'power of photography' is more than just a catch phrase and that there is more to life than the status quo.< Less