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Martha Reeves & The Vandellas

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas

19 articles


In a Mellotone

Essay by Michael Lydon, Yale Daily News, 20 February 1964

NOTE: When the Beatles hit America in the winter of 1964, the event created a tidal wave in pop music that swept all before it. ...

A Great Visit To Hitsville U.S.A.

Interview by Dave Godin, Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 4 September 1964

by DAVE GODIN as told to Norman Jopling ...

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas: Martha's Mad On Fashion

Profile and Interview by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 14 November 1964

NEXT TO music, probably the most important thing to Martha, of the Vandellas, is fashion. When I saw her in her room at the Strand ...

A Warning To The Tamla-Motown Visitors From Their Biggest Fan!

Interview by Ian Dove, New Musical Express, 19 March 1965

BRITAIN'S Mr. Tamla-Motown — he's Dave Godin, organiser of the Tamla-Motown Appreciation Society — was walking around warning the Supremes, Martha and the Vandellas, the ...

Martha & the Vandellas: Town Hall, Farnborough

Live Review by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 16 April 1966

MARTHA AND the Vandellas performed a minor miracle last week. They almost — but not quite — evoked a big response from a dead audience ...

Hit Parader's Letter From London

Column by Miranda Ward, Hit Parader, October 1966

A FEW WEEKS ago when I met the KINKS for a drink, PETE QUAIFE ruined my stockings! The pub was crowded and in the crush ...

On the Pop Scene in Detroit: Brenda Lee

Report and Interview by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 24 March 1967

BRENDA LEE, who at age 22 has been in show business for a dozen years, is in town at the Roostertail where there'll be a ...

Martha Turns Reporter and Interviews Fellow Vandellas

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 17 June 1967

ONE OF THE top female recording groups in the country today is Martha and the Vandellas, currently riding high on the national record charts with ...

Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Stevie Wonder, Martha Reeves & the Vandellas: Inglewood Forum, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by John Mendelssohn, Los Angeles Times, 9 September 1969

Smokey Robinson Crew Performs in Inglewood ...

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas: No Place Like England Says Martha

Interview by Mark Plummer, Melody Maker, 30 January 1971

"I WANT you to tell everybody what a beautiful audience we had tonight. We haven't been over here in four years. We're professional but I ...

Stevie Wonder, Martha & the Vandellas: Finsbury Park Astoria, London

Live Review by James Johnson, New Musical Express, 30 January 1971

THE MAGIC Motown formula, an amalgam of glamour, professionalism and good, driving music brought excitement to dark and dreary Finsbury Park last week when the ...

Martha Reeves Goes Solo

Report and Interview by Phil Symes, Disc, 8 July 1972

MARTHA REEVES is going solo. After 10 years fronting one of Motown's most successful groups, Martha and the Vandellas, Miss Reeves is stepping out alone. ...

Martha Reeves: A Lady With A Big Future

Report and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, February 1973

IT WOULD surely be true to say that every fan must have one or two records that they will always treasure – the special one ...

Martha Reeves: Martha's Moving On

Interview by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 17 February 1973

A FEW WEEKS AGO Martha Reeves cleared out her apartment in Detroit, piled her possessions into a U-Haul trailer, and set off along Route 66 ...

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas: Anthology/Junior Walker & The All Stars: Anthology

Review by Ian MacDonald, New Musical Express, 5 October 1974

MARTHA AND The Vandellas never really made the grade. ...

Martha Reeves: Our Martha Aims Higher And Higher

Interview by Kevin Allen, Record Mirror, 6 December 1975

"IF I won any fans over here on my first trip I still have them. They're so much more devoted than the people back home, ...

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas: Anthology

Review by Paul Rambali, New Musical Express, 25 June 1977

IF MARTHA and the Vandellas had never made another record 'Dancing In The Street' would still have assured them of a hallowed place in pop ...

Martha Reeves: Martha's Happier Than Ever Before

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 4 July 1978

WE MEET AGAIN is the apt title for Martha Reeves stunning debut album for Fantasy Records because it reunites her with one of the men ...

Cheltenham Jazz Festival, review

Live Review by Nick Hasted, The Independent, 6 May 2015

Even in jazz, sometimes the simplest pleasures are best ...


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