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A 1960S MOTOR CITY MUSIC FEATURE RECALLED: 1966!

September 27th, 2017

From the MCRFB NEWS archive: 1966

‘Respect” Makes A Hit For Ann Arbor Quartet

 

 

 



FROM THE BACK-PAGES OF THE DETROIT FREE PRESS

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1966

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Put together an Otis Redding Tune, “Respect,” and four talented guys from Ann Arbor called The Rationals and you’ve got a big hit record. (CONTINUES — please read the complete article below) . . . .

— DETROIT FREE PRESS



DETROIT FREE PRESS Friday, September 9, 1966


THE RATIONALS 1966


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A 1960S MOTOR CITY MUSIC FEATURE RECALLED: 1967!

September 27th, 2017

From the MCRFB NEWS archive: 1967

The ‘Rationals’: One of Detroit’s Real ‘In’ Group

 

 

 



FROM THE BACK-PAGES OF THE DETROIT FREE PRESS

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FRIDAY, JULY 21, 1967

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Who does Mitch Ryder demands to back him up when he does a special appearance in Detroit with out his band? Who stole the show at the ALSAC benefit last fall? (CONTINUES — please read the complete article below) . . . .

— DETROIT FREE PRESS



DETROIT FREE PRESS Friday, July 21, 1967


THE RATIONALS w/Jeep Holland 1967


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A 1960S MOTOR CITY MUSIC FEATURE RECALLED: 1963!

June 26th, 2017

From the MCRFB NEWS archive: 1963

When Detroiters Read About the ‘Beatles’ the Very First Time

 

 

 



FROM THE BACK-PAGES OF THE DETROIT FREE PRESS

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1963

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LONDON — AP — Police admitted Monday that Beatlemania — one of the wildest teenage phenomena yet — just about has them beat. (CONTINUES — please read the complete article below) . . . .

— DETROIT FREE PRESS


DETROIT FREE PRESS Tuesday, October 29, 1963


TWO ‘BEATLES’ GET A FAN’S ATTENTION (Associated Press; Monday, October 28, 1963)


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A 1960S MOTOR CITY MUSIC FEATURE RECALLED: 1965!

May 22nd, 2017

A ’60s Detroit Music Moment Revisited: 1965

ON TOUR WITH THE BEATLES: OUR BRENDA FILES HER REPORT

 

 

 

 


FROM THE BACK-PAGES OF THE DETROIT FREE PRESS

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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1965

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“THE BEATLES NEVER calm down, never relax. The whole trip was like a crazy, wild vacation. Ringo planned all the menus and we ate green beans every night for two weeks!”

“In Portland the kids caught up with us. They were pushing and screaming. You feel like you’re going to be killed.” (CONTINUES — please read the complete article below) . . . .

— DETROIT FREE PRESS


DETROIT FREE PRESS Sunday, November 7, 1965


DETROIT FREE PRESS Sunday, November 7, 1965


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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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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


A DETROIT FREE PRESS BACK-PAGE AD RIP

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1966


A 1960S MOTOR CITY MUSIC FEATURE RECALLED: 1967!

January 20th, 2017

motor-city-radio-flashbacks-logo-mcrfb-fb2A ’60s Detroit Music Moment Revisited: The Monkees in Detroit, 1967

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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HEADLINE: 36-YEARS AGO. JOHN LENNON SHOT DEAD

December 9th, 2016

motor-city-radio-flashbacks-logo-mcrfb-fb2BEATLE JOHN LENNON SHOT TO DEATH

 

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

motor-city-radio-flashbacks-logo-mcrfb-fb2A ’60s Detroit Music Moment Revisited: “Is Paul Dead?’ 1966

 

 

 

 


 

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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


detroit_free_press_sat__nov_12__1966_terry_knight_feature_ad_mcrfbDETROIT FREE PRESS (AD) Saturday, November 12, 1966


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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