Martha Reeves on Motown and Going into Politics

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Martha Reeves of Motown’s Martha Reeves and the Vandellas talks about her time as a Detroit City Councilwoman as well as Motown’s sound and how it united people when racial tensions were high in America.


 
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In light of the news that Kanye West said he would run for president, we talk with another musician who went into politics. It’s Martha Reeves of Motown’s Martha Reeves and the Vandellas who had the hits, “Heat Wave” and “Dancing in the Streets”. She talks about her time as a Detroit City Councilwoman as well as Motown’s sound and how it united people when racial tensions were high in America. 

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