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Bianco, David
Heat wave : the Motown fact book
By David Bianco
Ann Arbor, Michigan: Popular Culture, Ink, 1988, 524 p.


The above item has biographical information on:

  Ballard, Florence (b. 1943 d. 1976)   singer
  Barnes, J.J. (b. 1943)   soul singer
  Bristol, Johnny (a. 1960)   singer, songwriter
  Cameron, G.C. (a. 1967)   lead singer
  Charlene (b. 1950 a. 1982)   singer
  Clark, Chris (a. 1963)   singer, recording executive
  Davis, Hal   songwriter
  Dozier, Lamont (b. 1941)   composer, lyricist
  Edwards, Esther Gordy (a. 1960s)   Motown executive
  Fuqua, Gwendolyn Gordy (a. 1960s)   songwriter
  Fuqua, Harvey (b. 1929)   composer, lyricist
  Gaye, Anna Gordy (a. 1960s)   songwriter
  Gaye, Marvin (b. 1939 d. 1984)   composer, lyricist
  Gordy, Berry (b. 1929)   composer, lyricist
  Gordy, George (a. 1960s)   songwriter
  Gordy, Robert (a. 1960s)   Motown executive, singer
  Griffin, Herman (a. 1958-1962)   singer
  Holland, Brian (b. 1941)   composer, lyricist
  Holland, Eddie (b. 1939)   composer, lyricist
  Holloway, Brenda (b. 1946)   soul singer
  Jackson, Chuck [Charles] (b. 1937 a. 1961-1968)   soul singer, vocals
  Jackson, Jermaine [Jermaine LaJaune] (b. 1954)   singer, bass
  Jackson, Michael (b. 1958)   singer, songwriter
  James, Rick (b. 1952)   funk singer, songwriter
  Johnson, Marv (b. 1938)   singer
  Kendricks, Eddie (James) (b. 1939)   singer
  King, Maurice   bandleader, head of Motown's Artist Development De
  Knight, Gladys (b. 1944)   rhythm & blues singer, vocals
  Long, Shorty (b. 1940 d. 1969)   cast, instrumentalist
  Miller, Ron   songwriter
  Moy, Sylvia (a. 1964-1970)   songwriter
  Richie, Lionel (Brockman) (b. 1949)   soul singer, songwriter
  Robinson, Smokey (b. 1940)   composer, lyricist
  Rockwell (b. 1964 a. 1984)   singer
  Ross, Diana (b. 1944)   soul singer
  Ruffin, David (b. 1941 d. 1991)   soul singer, rock & roll singer
  Ruffin, Jimmy (b. 1939)   soul singer, vocals
  Starr, Edwin (b. 1942)   singer
  Stevenson, Mickey [William] (a. 1959-1967)   singer
  Strong, Barrett (b. 1941 a. 1960)   composer, lyricist
  Syreeta (a. 1967-1985)   singer
  Taylor, R. Dean (b. 1939 a. 1965-1974)   singer
  Terrell, Jean (b. ERR4> a. 1968-1974)   singer
  Terrell, Tammi (b. 1945 d. 1970)   singer
  Van Dyke, Earl (b. 1929 a. 1962-1974)   keyboard
  Wakefield, Loucy Gordy (d. 1965 a. 1960s)   Motown executive
  Walker, Junior (b. 1942 a. 1961)   saxophone
  Wells, Mary (Esther) (b. 1943 d. 1992)   rhythm & blues singer, vocals
  Weston, Kim (b. 1939 a. 1963-1966)   singer
  Whitfield, Norman (b. 1943)   composer, lyricist
  Wonder, Stevie (b. 1950)   composer, harmonica

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