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A MOTOWN SNAPSHOT FLASHBACK: JR. WALKER, 1971

December 4th, 2017

‘RAINBOW FUNK’ WAS THE 10TH ALBUM for Junior Walker and the All Stars, released on the Motown subsidiary label, SOUL,  in 1971. Two tracks from the LP were released as singles. “Take Me Girl, I’m Ready” (Billboard Pop #50) peaked on September 11, 1971.“Way Back Home” (Billboard Pop #52)  peaked on January 22, 1972. The two singles also peaked on the U.S. R&B chart at #18 (’71) and #24 (’72), respectively.


JR. WALKER circa 1970



DETROIT MOTOWN MONDAY RECORD FLASHBACK ’71!

December 4th, 2017


JR. WALKER & THE ALL STARS * 1971

A NEWSPAPER PRINT ‘MOTOWN’ FLASHBACK: 11/24/95

December 4th, 2017


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1995

DETROIT FREE PRESS: ‘Motown Star Dies After Cancer Battle’

(Above article courtesy freep.com newspapers archives. Copyright 2017; Newspapers.com).


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THE MAGIC BEHIND THE DETROIT MOTOWN SOUND! ’71

December 4th, 2017

“WAY BACK HOME” (INSTRUMENTAL) * JR. WALKER & THE ALL STARS

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