Dancing in the Street
by Martha and the Vandellas
"Dancing in the Street" is musically representative of the "Motown Sound." Company founder Berry Gordy bet that a large mainstream market existed for rhythm and blues, if only it were packaged and...
"Dancing in the Street" doesn't contain any references to a single, deliberate setting. In one stanza an "invitation" is issued "across the nation"; in another the singers call out "around the worl...