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The untold stories of Detroit music, one record at a time. Brand new oral history interviews with artists who created some of the most unforgettable forgotten records of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. Learn more: http://onerecordproject.com

The untold stories of Detroit music, one record at a time. Brand new oral history interviews with artists who created some of the most unforgettable forgotten records of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. Learn more: http://onerecordproject.com
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United States

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The untold stories of Detroit music, one record at a time. Brand new oral history interviews with artists who created some of the most unforgettable forgotten records of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. Learn more: http://onerecordproject.com

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 02 | Bobbie Smith

10/31/2019
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Before the Marvelettes, the Vandellas, and the Supremes, it was Bobbie Smith & the Dream Girls who were onstage and on rotation in Detroit. The group’s lead voice and star-power belonged to a teenager named Elma Holman, soon known from the 20 Grand to the Apollo Theatre as Bobbie Smith. The Dream Girls cut nine singles between 1959 and 1962. Bobbie did two more on her own—most notably 1964’s magnificent “Miss Stronghearted”. Then she left the business and never returned. […]

Duration:00:33:30

Episode 01 | Willie Jones

10/3/2019
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On this inaugural episode we interview 83-year-old soul singer Willie Jones about his early years on the Chitlin’ Circuit, his influence on an entire generation of Motown stars, the making of his 1959 record “Fast Choo Choo”, and staying out of trouble on Hastings Street in Detroit. Produced by Mike Dutkewych. Mastered by David Jerkovich. Interview conducted by Mike Dutkewych & Adam Stanfel, June 30, 2019.

Duration:00:25:41