Martha Reeves and The Vandellas

Formed 1962. Disbanded 1972
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 all-female vocal group formed in 1957. The group achieved fame in the 1960s with Motown.

Formed 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 "Come and Get These Memories", "Heat Wave", "Quicksand", "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. Selected members of the group were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995.

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Dancing In The Street
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Dancing In The Street
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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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Honey Chile
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Honey Chile

Honey Chile

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Jimmy Mack
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Jimmy Mack
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I'm Ready For Love
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I'm Ready For Love
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Quicksand
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Quicksand
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Show Me The Way
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Show Me The Way
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Forget Me Not
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Forget Me Not
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