Tag: The Marvelettes

The Marvelettes

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Marvelettes, “When You’re Young and in Love”

One year ago in this column, I featured Ruby and the Romantics and their 1963 smash hit “Our Day Will Come.” The record was so...

The New Birth

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The New Birth, “Wildflower”

The New Birth was an ever-shifting assemblage that scored a big hit in 1974...

The Originals

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Originals, “Baby, I’m For Real”

Known primarily as background singers, the Originals got some help from Marvin Gaye and had their own hits...

Baby Washington

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Baby Washington, “That’s How Heartaches Are Made”

Baby Washington had one crossover hit, but she was a presence on the R&B charts...

The Undisputed Truth

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Undisputed Truth, “Smiling Faces Sometimes”

The Undisputed Truth's hit was one of many in the storied career of producer Norman Whitfield...

Soul Serenade - Ashford & Simpson

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Ashford & Simpson, “Solid”

The legendary songwriters had a smash of their own in '84...

The Marvelettes

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Marvelettes, “Too Many Fish In The Sea”

"Too Many Fish In the Sea" got the Marvelettes back in the game after a hit drought....

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

Popdose: Coverage!

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Marvelettes, “Playboy”

The Marvelettes were Motown's first successful female group, and they scored the company's first number one pop hit. In all they scored 21...

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Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 1

Popdose breaks down the first five songs from Time-Life Music's AM Gold: 1962 compilation album, and takes time to enjoy a classic 1980s...