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Dancing in the Street

Dancing in the Street


by Martha and the Vandellas


Come and Get These Memories (1963)

Martha and the Vandellas' debut album was put together in a rush after their single ("Come and Get These Memories") climbed toward the top of the charts. It's a typical Motown production, with several songs written and produced by Holland-Dozier-Holland.

Dance Party (1964)

Another album built around a major hit ("Dancing in the Street"), this one also contains the successful singles "Nowhere to Run" and "Wild One." The album is distinguished by the Motown who's who contributing songs: Holland-Dozier-Holland, Marvin Gaye, Mickey Stevenson, and even Stevie Wonder.

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