Thursday, 29 June 2017 16:00

A Short History of The Supremes on ZANI

Florence Ballard was a student at junior high school in the Detroit housing projects and became friends with Paul Williams and Eddie Kendricks,
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William Robinson, Jr was born in 1940 in Detroit. He grew up in a poor neighborhood, and was brought up by his elder sister after his mother died when William was young.
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Sunday, 15 January 2012 18:23

MC5 - A True Testimonial

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The forthcoming release of MC5: A True Testimonial (whose release has been held up after many, many legal problems) will seal the legacy of Fred "Sonic" Smith, the genius guitarist with the MC5. If you've ever found yourself saying "MC5, what a band!", A True Testimonial will leave you reeling for days with the power of MC5: not just with the music, but with the philosophy of the band.
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Back in the 80s, I picked up every house and techno record I could find. Why? The early Detroit techno and Chicago house scenes were like reliving the punk rock year zero again.
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