Ode to Motown

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Motown Records was formed in 1959 by Berry Gordy to give African Americans a record label where they could get the full artistic respect and freedom they deserved.  Motown Records not only started a great musical movement but accelerated...
Well, it's been one more trip around the sun. Time to ring out the old and ring in the new. This is a time to look back on this year and look ahead to the coming year. We have...
This week's music thread is about songs that make you smile, chuckle or laugh out loud. They say laughter is the best medicine, but after the election, we don't really need the medicine.
My bad.  I've gone and done it this time I simply forgot to do a music night post. In that vane please post videos that you have not remembered in a long time. Let's start our with Memories from Cats. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-L6rEm0rnY
With the same old lies reworded by the GOP's new big tent strategy, this weekend's music thread is about the truth, the lies and the uncertainty of our future, far and near.
My presence is a present; kiss my ass! - Kanye West, "Monster" Kanye West has released the designed-to-be-controversial video for his single, "Monster", and it puts Lady Gaga, Rihanna, etc. - heck, it even puts Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie -...
Hey Planet folk! This weekend's music thread is about people and places and dreams. There are so many people in song, living in places all over the world, and all of them/us have our dreams.
This weekend, let's post songs about the moon, there are many and varied tunes that give tribute to that wonderful nighttime face far above the clouds.
Welcome Planet folks to yet another Weekend Music Thread. I offer a hardy and warm welcome to any newcomers that may find their way here this weekend. I suspect, that if you're here, you must be music lovers, so sit back and enjoy the picks of others, or post your favorite picks yourself.
With the recent passing of one of Jazz's pioneers, the great Dave Brubeck, this week's music thread is about Jazz. Any form of Jazz, from traditional to modern, from Jazz vocalists to Jazz piano, sax, trumpet or bass. Pick...

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