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Martha & the Vandellas

Martha & the Vandellas
Formed: 1963 in Detroit, MI
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Disbanded: 1972
Genre: Pop/Rock, R&B
Group Members: Rosalyn Ashford, Annette Beard, Betty Kelly, Lois Reeves, Martha Reeves, Sandra Tilley, Rosalind Ashford
Biography: Along with the Supremes, Martha & the Vandellas defined the distaff side of the Motown sound in the '60s; their biggest hits, including "Heat Wave," "Dancing in the Street," and "Nowhere to Run," remain among the most potent and enduring dance records of the era. The vocal group was led by Martha Reeves ...Read full biography
Dance Party
Released: 1965
Label: Motown
Critics' Rating:
One of the great party albums of the 1960s, Dance Party was, oddly enough, the work of a Motown act that wasn't known for delivering great albums. Martha & the Vandellas had enjoyed some serious hits from ...Read full review
Released: 1966
Label: Motown
Critics' Rating:
It's usually presented as a given that, separated from the work of the Holland-Dozier-Holland songwriting team, Martha & the Vandellas were somewhat at sea. But H-D-H only had three songs on Watchout! ...Read full review
More Martha & the Vandellas albums: Main Albums (7), Compilations (35), Singles & EPs (1), DVD/Video (1)