History of Rock March 7 week notes
History of Rock March 7 week notes MUCO 120
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Motown continued - The Funk Brothers o Instrumentalists who played Motown’s music Many had jazz and blues background and could all read music o Did not get any credit for the music they made - Songwriters o Holland, Dozier, and Holland Extremely efficient at writing hits that blended soul with pop music - Martha and the Vandellas o Their song Heat Wave was such a big hit that their next song “Quicksand” was written the same way and was pretty successful, so they wrote another song for Martha and the Vandellas using the same formula and it wasn’t very successful. Since this last song wasn’t as successful, they moved on to a new song writing formula. o “Heat Wave” - Dianna Ross and the Supremes o “Baby Love” - The Temptations o “The Way You Do the things You do” o The temptations had their first #1 hit with “My Girl” - The Jackson Five o “ABC” - Marvin Gay o Was able to push Berry Gordon to allow himself more freedom o “What’s Going On” - John Myers o Grew up in Knoxville and started as a doo wop singer with his brother o Band was called the Hearts of Stone and was signed by Motown o “It’s a Lonesome Road”