Martha Reeves and The Vandellas
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1962
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Martha Reeves and The Vandellas

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Martha and the Vandellas (known from 1967 to 1972 as Martha Reeves and the Vandellas) were an American vocal group who found fame in the 1960s with a string of hit singles on Motown's Gordy label. Founded in 1957 by ...

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Biography

Martha and the Vandellas (known from 1967 to 1972 as Martha Reeves and the Vandellas) were an American vocal group who found fame in the 1960s with a string of hit singles on Motown's Gordy label. Founded in 1957 by friends Annette Beard, Rosalind Ashford and Gloria Williams, the group eventually included Martha Reeves, who moved up in ranks as lead vocalist of the group after Williams' departure in 1962. The group signed with and eventually recorded all of their singles for Motown's Gordy imprint.

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In My Lonely Room
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In My Lonely Room
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Nowhere To Run
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Nowhere To Run
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Heat Wave
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Heat Wave
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Jimmy Mack
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Jimmy Mack
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(Love Is Like A) Heatwave
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(Love Is Like A) Heatwave
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Dancing In The Street
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Dancing In The Street
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Love Is Like A Heatwave
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Love Is Like A Heatwave
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Third Finger Left Hand
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Third Finger Left Hand
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You've Been In Love To Long
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You've Been In Love To Long
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I Can't Dance To That Music You're Playin'
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I Can't Dance To That Music You're Playin'
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My Baby Loves Me
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My Baby Loves Me
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Third Finger Left Hand
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Third Finger Left Hand
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Heatwave (Love Is Like A)
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Heatwave (Love Is Like A)
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Biography

Martha and the Vandellas (known from 1967 to 1972 as Martha Reeves and the Vandellas) were an American vocal group who found fame in the 1960s with a string of hit singles on Motown's Gordy label. Founded in 1957 by friends Annette Beard, Rosalind Ashford and Gloria Williams, the group eventually included Martha Reeves, who moved up in ranks as lead vocalist of the group after Williams' departure in 1962. The group signed with and eventually recorded all of their singles for Motown's Gordy imprint.

The group's string of hits included "(Love Is Like a) Heat Wave", "Nowhere to Run", "Jimmy Mack", "Bless You" and "Dancing in the Street", the latter song becoming their signature single. During their nine-year run on the charts from 1963 to 1972, Martha and the Vandellas charted over twenty-six hits and recorded in the styles of doo-wop, R&B, pop, blues, rock and roll and soul. Ten Vandellas songs reached the top ten of the Billboard R&B singles chart, including two R&B number ones,and six Top Ten Pop Hits on the Billboard Hot 100 .

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