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;A Pictorial heritage of Civil struggle period Musical tools and army Bands КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Pictorial Histories PublishingАвтор: Robert Garofalo, Mark ElrodЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 1993Количество страниц: 126ISBN: 0-933126-60-3Формат: pdfРазмер: 129,0 mbMany, many photographs of of Civil battle tools RAPID1 RAPID2или IFOLDER1 IFOLDER2 zero

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When Flo and Mary returned to Jenkins’s apartment, Paul Williams was the only one there. Williams asked them if they knew any songs, Flo began Generosity and Betrayal c 11 singing “Night Time Is the Right Time,” and Mary joined in. Williams liked what he heard, and the Primettes were born. In the musical hothouse that was Detroit, when Flo and Mary returned to the Brewster Projects, they were greeted by the sounds of numerous other groups singing on street corners. At least in the minds of the youngsters who hoped to be its future participants, Detroit’s music world was booming.

He rejected the first one hundred songs his bosom buddy Smokey Robinson wrote. Constrained by both his budget and his perfectionism, he released very few of the songs his producers taped and presented to him. When Florence and her pals were performing in local dives, Gordy was working his way toward what would become Motown’s astounding score in its glory days: one in three records the company released at its height was a hit. No other record company even came close to that statistic. Florence remarked that by 1960 she “had heard a little bit about Motown and Berry Gordy.

Rarely successful at making her own clothes, Flo was now able to buy some of the clothes she wanted. Her appearance changed too. When she started background singing, she would walk from her home all the way to Motown headquarters, a substantial distance. “Whatever fat I had wasn’t there for long after that walk,” Flo said. After a while the money and prestige wrought deeper changes. “I began to get my hair curled, whereas before I would just pull it back and that was it. I began to wear more makeup, and I dressed different.

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