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A 1960S MOTOR CITY MUSIC FEATURE RECALLED: 1965!

April 18th, 2017

A ’60s Detroit Music Moment Revisited: 1965

‘MOTOWN RECORDS, MAN, WHICH IS BIG, REALLY BIG’

 


FROM THE BACK-PAGES OF THE DETROIT FREE PRESS

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SUNDAY, MARCH 21, 1965

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EIGHT DOORS OPEN OFF THE first floor hallway at 2652 W. Grand Boulevard and when they are closed, the tiny passageway grows eerie. You are alone there, but with a distant sound of music — that is part blues, part gospel and a lot of rhythm. (CONTINUES — please read the complete article below) . . . .

— DETROIT FREE PRESS


DETROIT FREE PRESS Sunday, March 21, 1965

DETROIT FREE PRESS Sunday, March 21, 1965

DETROIT FREE PRESS Sunday, March 21, 1965

DETROIT FREE PRESS Sunday, March 21, 1965

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(Above Motown related article is courtesy freep.com newspaper archive. Copyright 2017. Newspapers.com).


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DETROIT MAGAZINE (Detroit Free Press) Sunday, March 21, 1965

A 1960S MOTOR CITY MUSIC FEATURE RECALLED: 1966!

February 12th, 2017

FROM THE BACK-PAGES OF THE DETROIT FREE PRESS

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1966


DETROIT FREE PRESS Friday, December 16, 1966


DETROIT FREE PRESS Friday, December 16, 1966


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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1966


A 1960S MOTOR CITY MUSIC FEATURE RECALLED: 1967!

January 20th, 2017

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FROM THE BACK-PAGES OF THE DETROIT FREE PRESS

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 1967

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DETROIT — Fog delayed the plane carrying Mike Nesmith, Peter Tork, Davey Jones and Micky Dolenz to Detroit last Saturday. So the Monkees arrived only an hour before show time. They sped to the airport in a limousine. All this means there was time only for hello and goodbye and little time to chat. (CONTINUES — please read the complete article below) . . . .

— DETROIT FREE PRESS


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(Above Monkees related article is courtesy freep.com newspaper archive. Copyright 2017. Newspapers.com).


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HEADLINE: 36-YEARS AGO. JOHN LENNON SHOT DEAD

December 9th, 2016

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SUSPECT NABBED ON NEW YORK STREET

 

 

 

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FROM THE BACK-PAGES OF THE DETROIT FREE PRESS

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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1980

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NEW YORK — Former Beatle John Lennon, who with the long-haired British rock group who catapulted to stardom in the 1960s, was shot to death late Monday outside his luxury apartment building on Manhattan’s upper west side, police said. (CONTINUES — please read the complete article below) . . . .

— DETROIT FREE PRESS


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WHAT DETROITERS READ THE MORNING AFTER JOHN LENNON DIED

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A 1960S MOTOR CITY MUSIC FEATURE RECALLED: 1969!

October 18th, 2016

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FROM THE BACK-PAGES OF THE DETROIT FREE PRESS

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DETROIT — Friday, October 17, 1969 WKNR-FM will have a special program on Sunday concerning the possible death of Paul McCartney. Some of the clues Russ Gibb, Dan Carlisle and John Small have been working on were revealed to me during the week. (CONTINUES please read the complete article below) . . . .

— DETROIT FREE PRESS


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A 1960S MOTOR CITY MUSIC FEATURE RECALLED: 1966!

October 14th, 2016

Motor City Radio Flashbacks logo (MCRFB)A ’60s Detroit Music Moment Revisited: Terry Knight, 1966

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FROM THE BACK-PAGES OF THE DETROIT FREE PRESS

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DETROIT — Sunday, November 13, 1966Presenting Terry Knight — long haired worn Prince Valiant style, mod-clothes, no tie, much less a tie-tack. Immediately, 99 per cent of the population pokes fun or decides the decline of Western civilization is at hand. (CONTINUES please read the complete article below) . . . .

— DETROIT FREE PRESS


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TERRY KNIGHT and the PACK circa late-1965

TERRY KNIGHT and the PACK circa late-1965 (link)


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A ’60S MOTOR CITY MUSIC HAPPENING RECALLED: ’89!

September 6th, 2016

Motor City Radio Flashbacks logo (MCRFB)A ’60s Detroit Music Moment Revisited: 1989

 

 

 

 

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FROM THE BACK-PAGES OF THE DETROIT FREE PRESS

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DETROIT — Wednesday, September 6, 1989It started even before they landed at Metro Airport.

An estimated 3,000 people swarmed the airport and about 100 extra police tried to keep order. This was five hours before their jet arrived. (CONTINUES please read the complete article below) . . . .

— DETROIT FREE PRESS


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A ’60S MOTOR CITY MUSIC HAPPENING RECALLED: ’66!

August 31st, 2016

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FROM THE BACK-PAGES OF THE DETROIT FREE PRESS

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DETROIT Friday, May 20, 1966 —  Emotion filled the control room at Golden World Records out on West Davison. Driving, big beat sounds were coming through the four speakers hanging on the wall above the big glass panel.

On the other side of the glass, Edwin Starr was singing full of soul. Along with the studio musicians was his own group of five, scattered around the big soundproof room — (CONTINUES please read the complete article below) . . . .

— THE DETROIT FREE PRESS


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A ’60S MOTOR CITY MUSIC HAPPENING RECALLED: ’66!

August 14th, 2016

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FROM THE BACK-PAGES OF THE DETROIT FREE PRESS

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DETROIT Sunday, August 14, 1966 —  They screamed, and they cried. Their devotions to the Beatles, it seems, is undying, and all is forgiven in Detroit.

Close to 32,000 screaming, flashbulb-popping, banner waving, Beatle-loving teenagers and a few parents showed the mop-haired foursome Saturday . . . (MORE see article below) . . . .

— THE DETROIT FREE PRESS


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A BEATLES Olympia Stadium ticket stub, 7:00 p.m., August 13, 1966

A BEATLES Olympia Stadium ticket stub, 7:00 p.m., August 13, 1966


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A ’60S MOTOR CITY MUSIC HAPPENING RECALLED: ’66!

August 13th, 2016

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FROM THE BACK-PAGES OF THE DETROIT FREE PRESS

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DETROIT Saturday, August 13, 1966 Today’s the day, the day of the Beatles for Detroiters, the day that the four celebrated mopheads from Britain set down at Metropolitan Airport . . . (MORE see article below) . . . .

— THE DETROIT FREE PRESS


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A BEATLES Olympia Stadium ticket stub, 7:00 p.m., August 13, 1966

A BEATLES Olympia Stadium ticket stub, 7:00 p.m., August 13, 1966


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