Eddie Kendricks 1972

Eddie Kendricks recorded “Date With The Rain” for his 1972 solo album People…Hold On. Songwriter Bobby Miller successfully co-wrote hits like “Stay In My Corner” and “O-O I Love You”  for The Dells. He wrote the euphoric “Date With The Rain” and co-produced it with Frank Wilson and Leonard CastonContinue Reading

Stevie Wonder BST Hyde Park 7/6/19

Stevie Wonder’s “You’ve Got It Bad Girl” came out in 1972 and this time period was the beginning of his artistic voice breaking away from the Motown machine. Talking Book was Wonder’s 15th album, released later in the same year after Music Of My Mind. Wonder had a new contractContinue Reading

Berry Gordy

Berry Gordy Jr. was a high school dropout, Army veteran , retired boxer and former record-store owner when he co-wrote Jackie Wilson’s 1957 hit “Reet Petite” with his sister Gwen Gordy Fuqua and Wilson’s cousin Billy Davis. This early success as a songwriter gave Gordy the finances to transition intoContinue Reading