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I remember Motown when we were just family

Frances Maclin

I remember Motown when we were just family

by Frances Maclin

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Published by Yorkshire Pub. Group in Tulsa, OK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motown Record Corporation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrances (Fran Heard) Maclin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3792.M67 M33 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination69 p. :
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25104431M
    ISBN 100881444537
    ISBN 109780881444537
    LC Control Number2011565139

    Published in , this book features the stories of 24 women born at the turn of the previous century. Each woman gets just a few pages of text interspersed with several photos of her youth and photos of her now. It's a very browsable book and a fast read, but it left me wanting more/5(7). I had just finished playing a live show with Barbra Streisand and a 60 piece orchestra. I asked Ben when we were going to rehearse. He told me their guitar player left at the rehearsal and wouldn’t be playing the show. I guess he wasn’t one of the Jackson family members. Motown wanted me to play the entire show without a rehearsal.

      Will you remember this day, DUET: When we were happy in May. My dearest one? Jeanette: Sweet-heart, sweet-heart, sweet-heart, Nelson: Though our paths may sever, DUET: To life’s last faint ember, I will remember Spring-time, Love-time, May. *** WILL YOU REMEMBER? – Film Version recorded September 21st for second “MAYTIME” Music by. Berry Gordy is the greatest record man in American music history. From that modest wood-frame house in Detroit he built Motown Records, which in the s and ’70s grew to become the most successful independent record label in America, producing some of the greatest, most uplifting and most enduring popular music in history.. In the wood-panelled library in his home, photographs hang on the.

    Read an Excerpt. CHAPTER 1. GOING BACK TO MY ROOTS. I was born in Detroit, but my family roots are in the South. Both my mother's people and my father's people were part of the first Great Migration of more than a million and a half African Americans who left the South between and in search of better jobs, better opportunities, and fewer racial prejudices in places like Chicago, New. When we are weary and in need of strength, we remember them. As I am faced with challenges that enter my life, I remember all that they taught me, and remember them. When we are lost and sick at heart, we remember them. When I have gone astray and feel uncomfortable, I ask for help and remember them. When we have joys we yearn to share, we.


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I Remember Motown: When We Were Just Family - Kindle edition by Maclin, Frances. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading I Remember Motown: When We Were Just Family/5(8).

Short book, you can read it while relaxing in the tub and finish it off as you go to bed. I felt like the author was sitting across from me in my living room and we were just chatting away. Oh how I wish I could have worked at Motown in the early be a part of the Mowtown Family/5(8).

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Still, Maclin does have many stories to tell, and she shares some of them in a self-published book, "I Remember Motown: When We Were Just Family" ($, Yorkshire Publishing).

The Paperback of the I Remember Motown: When We Were Just Family by Frances (Fran Heard) Maclin at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping Pages:   Back inFrances (Fran Heard) Maclin published her memoirs "I Remember Motown, recalling her days as the Motown tape vault librarian.

Although the book was quite short, she shared some delightful stories that made me laugh out loud on several occasions. One of the major complaints of readers was the slimness of her original manuscript. Frances Heard Maclin — a longtime librarian at Motown Records and the author of "I Remember Motown: When We Were Just Family" — will be part of a Local Authors Expo on Dec.

4 at the Birmingham. The book “Motown” features many other fascinating tales of the wild and woolly early ’60s music scene. InAles and Gordy were just looking for a meal, but they ended up integrating. You will see book reviews, bookshops, top 10s, rare and beautiful books, tips for book collectors, author profiles and much more.

We love books and are glad you do too. AbeBooks is. Russo, M. Always Remember Me: How One Family Survived World War II. NY: Simon & Schuster (). This is a picture book about a little girl who is /5(37).

When I first performed with my brothers, we were known as the Jacksons. We would later become the Jackson 5. Still later, after we left Motown, we would reclaim the Jacksons name again. Every one of my albums or the group's albums has been dedicated to our mother, Katherine Jackson, since we took over our own careers and began to produce our.

On being turned down by Motown at first: We were very young when we went to Motown. We were only, I guess, 15 years old. We had been singing for a couple of years. The company was still very young, and they weren’t prepared to take care of four young girls who weren’t even 16 or 17 years old yet.

We’ll stop supporting this browser soon. 50+ videos Play all Mix - We Remember YouTube; You Are Mine - David Haas - Duration: RMBal, views. Just how successful they become is evidenced by the fact that during the s Motown released singles in the USA.

Of these, either made the R & B charts and/or the pop charts. Claudette: When we made our first recording there was no Motown. We thought we were going to have an instant hit. We were on top of a dream, or above the clouds.

Well, for our first record, the royalty check was $. 50BOLD: Wasn’t that a lot of money back in those days. (laughter). "The Way We Were" is a song recorded by American vocalist Barbra Streisand for her fifteenth studio album, The Way We Were ().

It was physically released as the record's lead single on Septem through Columbia 7" single was distributed in two different formats, with the standard edition featuring B-side track "What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?" and the Mexico.

Remember When Lyrics: Remember when I was young and so were you / And time stood still and love was all we knew / You were the first, so was I /. Mrs. Robinson: I’ve been working on a memoir for quite some time, and I just never had completed it. As Motown 60 was approaching I wasn’t sure if we would have a 70th or an 80th so I.

I didn't like Nelson George's book. My preference is for Don Waller's The Motown Story. (In the earlier thread, someone said that The Motown Story was by Bill Dahl, but it's not. His book, which I haven't read, is called Motown: The Golden Years.) Berry's autobiog is.

Motown, recording company founded by Berry Gordy, Jr., in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., in January that became one of the most successful black-owned businesses and one of the most influential independent record companies in American history.

The company gave its name to the hugely popular style of. Inafter his death, Motown released the album, The Prime of Shorty Long in He was also inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of fame in The late Earl Van Dyke who was the main keyboardist for Motown Records’ in-house Funk Brothers band during the late 60s and early 70s loved telling stories about his friend Long.Motown Records is widely known for creating some of the biggest stars and songs in the music industry.

But before tunes like "My Girl" and "Baby Love" became hits, Frances Heard Maclin organized them.“There wasn’t a Motown when we began, we began with Mr. Gordy in ,” Claudette recalled of her first interactions with Motown founder. “Motown actually did not begin until Janu