Tag: Motown

  • Thumbnail for Episode 706: Jim’s Motown Adventure

    Episode 706: Jim’s Motown Adventure

    Jim got to go to the Motown 60th anniversary celebration in Detroit. This is his report.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 483: Holiday Song – Marvin Gaye

    Episode 483: Holiday Song – Marvin Gaye

    Listener Mackensi Crenshaw tells us about an overlooked Marvin Gaye holiday gem.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 428: Fan Mail – Motown, Retro Soul

    Episode 428: Fan Mail – Motown, Retro Soul

    Fan Mail Week continues. Glenn Ow offers up some Motown rarities. And Mackensi Crenshaw counts down her five favorite new retro soul songs.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 363: Fan Mail – Best Motown Songs

    Episode 363: Fan Mail – Best Motown Songs

    Listener Mackensi Crenshaw writes back with her classic Motown top 10 list (per Patrick’s suggestion). And Intern Sam, another young Motown fan, counts down his list too.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 349: Fan Mail – Motown, Lucy Dacus

    Episode 349: Fan Mail – Motown, Lucy Dacus

    More emails, including a story about Lucy Dacus’ dad and a recommendation of an overlooked Motown gem by Frank Wilson.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 324: Motown Museum, Part 3

    Episode 324: Motown Museum, Part 3

    The conclusion of our conversation with Paul Barker of the Motown Museum. He talks about plans for a massive expansion of the museum, plus he reveals his favorite classic Motown artist (hard to dispute this pick).

  • Thumbnail for Episode 323: Motown Museum, Part 2

    Episode 323: Motown Museum, Part 2

    Continuing the conversation with Paul Barker, director of development at the Motown Museum in Detroit. Today, we talk about the cultural impact of Motown Records in the 1960s and some of the celebrity visitors to the museum over the years.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 322: Motown Museum, Part 1

    Episode 322: Motown Museum, Part 1

    Jim took a trip to Detroit and spent some time at the Motown Museum (it was glorious) and talked with Paul Barker, the museum’s director of development. The museum has preserved the original Hitsville USA building and Studio A. Such an important setting in the development of pop music.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 211: Intern Sam Loves Motown

    Episode 211: Intern Sam Loves Motown

    You’ve heard about the legend of Intern Sam. Now meet Sam Lisker, the college student who helps us out with SuburbsPod.com. He talks about being 20 going on 40.