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8/4/12 – Stevie Wonder to divorce

After more than 10 years together, Stevie Wonder is ready to end his marriage to Kai Millard Morris. The singer filed for divorce under his given name, Steveland Morris, his rep confirms to CNN. “As this is a private and personal matter, he asks that the public and the media kindly respect the privacy of Kai, his children and family at this time,” the rep said. Wonder and his fashion […]

todayAugust 4, 2012

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7/19/12 – Motown coming to Broadway!

The story of Motown is coming to Broadway with a book by Berry Gordy and the music that made Detroit famous. Gordy is the focal point for the show which is being produced by Berry, Kevin McCollum (Rent, In the Heights) and Sony Music Chairman and CEO Doug Morris. "MOTOWN" will feature a book by Berry Gordy and music and lyrics from the Motown legendary catalogue, featuring dozens of hit […]

todayJuly 19, 2012

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10/5/11 – Miracles guitarist passes away

Marv Tarplin, the Motown guitarist and songwriter behind Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, died on Friday at his home in Las Vegas at the age of 70. His cause of death has not yet been determined. Tarplin began his career at Motown in the late Fifties as the guitarist in the Primettes, a teenage girl group that later evolved into the Supremes. He was drafted into Robinson's band, where he […]

todayOctober 6, 2011

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8/22/11 – Nickolas Ashford dead

Nickolas Ashford, one-half of the successful Motown singer-songwriter duo of Ashford & Simpson, died Monday. He and his wife Valerie were both guests on my radio show and wrote and recorded some of the best tunes of the rock era. He will be missed. [musicsingle file=http://www.lost45.com/audio/ashford.mp3]

todaySeptember 1, 2011

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