| Mar 4, 2013
Bobby Rogers, an original member of the Motown group the Miracles, who collaborated with lead vocalist and songwriter Smokey Robinson and kept the musical franchise going after its biggest name left, died Sunday at his suburban Detroit home. He was 73....
| Oct 3, 2012
Motown's Frank Wilson wrote and produced hit records for such big names as the Supremes and the Temptations, but he was best known for a single recorded in Los Angeles that featured his own voice — and was never released.
Copies of his "Do I Love...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 4:45 PM
DETROIT — For such a little house on West Grand Boulevard, a lot of big things came out of Hitsville U.S.A.
That's often a challenge for the Motown Museum, situated in the cozy confines of the label's original headquarters, as it seeks to convey...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:22 AM
Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're pressed for time, so let's get started, shall we? Here's your countdown of the Top Five Stories making news on this 13th day of September. 1. We're on the ground in Philadelphia this morning......
| Oct 13, 2012
| 4:22 AM
Motown Records was a hit factory for black musicians in the early 1960s, churning out smash after smash R&B song. So hoping to follow that same path to success, the fledgling vocal group that singer Florence LaRue joined in 1965......
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:45 AM
DETROIT - For such a little house on West Grand Boulevard, a lot of big things came out of Hitsville, U.S.A.
That's often a challenge for the Motown Museum, situated in the cozy confines of the label's original headquarters, as it seeks to convey both...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 9:17 AM
When last we met, squirrelfriends, “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” had done us ill. Very, very ill, unless you happened to be an Alexis Mateo/Yara Sofia fan and you hated Latrice Royale or Manila Luzon. In which case, you are clearly...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:10 AM
The Supremes were the ultimate girl group — and though Diana Ross garnered the most fame, Mary Wilson was responsible for one third of the group's output. She's also the only Supremes member that was part of the group for its full 18 year run. She'...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 2:31 PM
They are three of the biggest living icons in popular music. Make that aging icons. Still, their images are indelible, their music timeless and their popularity remarkably undying. In fact, when it comes to ticket sales, these geezers are as hot as Justin...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 2:13 PM
I saw the beginning of the end of the traditional Grand Old Party back in 1980 when the Reagan campaign invited the religious right to occupy a central role in Republican politics. Until then, they had been dismissed as a fringe element too extreme for...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 6:26 AM
The eyes of the world (or at least much of the nation) will be on the U.S. Supreme Court the next two days as it hears oral arguments on gay marriage equality, but don't bother looking for any video of the proceedings.
The U.S. Supreme Court still...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Arizona governor Jan Brewer is pretty happy about a court ruling on her state’s immigration laws.
Federal judge Susan Bolton of the U.S. District Court of Arizona refused to bring the hammer down on the 'show me your papers' provision of the...