Tag: Valerie Simpson

Supremes-Temptations

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Diana Ross & the Supremes and the Temptations, “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me”

In 1969 two of Motown's greatest groups teamed up for a smash single...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Velvelettes, “Needle In A Haystack”

Norman Whitfield and the Velvelettes were a match made in soul music heaven...

Soul Serenade - Garland Green

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Garland Green, “Jealous Kind Of Fella”

Remembering a forgotten soul classic from '69...

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...

Candy and the Kisses

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Candy & The Kisses, “The 81”

Even in an era of dance crazes not every one took off...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Maxine Brown, “Oh No Not My Baby”

Maxine Brown was one of the most respected soul singers of the '60s. Then a fateful decision by her label left her in the lurch....

Jheri Curl Fridays, Music

Jheri Curl Fridays 13 : “Street Corner”

When Nick Ashford passed away on Tuesday, the music world was robbed of a true legend. Nick, along with his partner (and later wife)...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, “If I Could Build My Whole World Around You”

The story of Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell is one that ends tragically, but begins in glory. Together they stormed the charts in 1967 with...