Mary Wells

  • Theater

    April 17, 2013

    Motown and The Rascals: Jukebox Mausoleum

    Boomers Turn Broadway into a Pop-Music Scrapbook

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    My 10 Favorite Motown Songs

    With Motown The Musical jazzing up Broadway with "the sound of young America," let me look back and pick my 10 fave Motown singles of all time. Come on, let's get it on! (10) What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted," sung by Jimmy Ruffin Careful in its pace, soulful in its tone, this one is a heart wr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    The Tragic Story Of The Woman Who Made Motown

    A new book called Mary Wells, The Tumultuous Life of Motown's First Superstar details the ups and downs of the sultry singer of "My Guy," "Two Lovers," and "You Beat Me To The Punch" as she went from fame back to obscurity. Mary was Motown's first solo superstar, soaring on Smokey Robinson-penned t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Motown The Musical Is Coming! Come And Get These Memories

    In my column about theater last year, I bemoaned the fact that there have been jukebox musicals about everything except the one I want to see--Motown! Well, it's finally coming. Berry Gordy Jr. is planning a show called Motown which will tell his story while sprinkling in the Motown hits of the da ... More >>

  • Music

    December 18, 2001