Motown Spotlight

 

Happy 80th Birthday Martha Reeves!  A lady of so many talents, an artist with a big heart who has touched millions of people with her music and words, and who has represented Motown and Detroit across the world.  A woman for all seasons…

There's loads to cover this month, so in no particular order let's get started and wade through the water - and believe me there's quite a relentless bad weather situation just now in East Sussex – to spread the word. 

The American release of "Street Songs" from Rick James forty years ago this month, reminded me of a visit he paid to London which I've not written about previously for one reason or another, but thought now it might be of interest as we pay homage to this extraordinary album from an equally extraordinary man.  However, before spilling the beans, I reckon the album deserves more than a passing mention.