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Martha and the Vandellas were one of the most successful groups in the Motown roster during the 1960s and fully active from 1960 to 1972, performing at various times doo-wop, pop, rock and roll and soul.

The label's second most-successful all-female singing group after The Supremes, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas were known for a churchier, more southern-styled soul than the Supremes, as typified in Motown hits such as "(Love Is Like A) Heat Wave", "Jimmy Mack", "I'm Ready… read more

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  • YES
  • merge
  • Leave as is sadly, I was thinking Merge, but some Singles/album Covers of their early years has entitled "Marth and The Vandellas". So as much as we want to give the accredited scrobbles to this marvelous group, just leave split as is. :( :)
  • Some merge best happen because I have no idea what to call this artist on my iTunes. I just had "Martha Reeves" but I had a feeling that something like this might happen (as it's common singers of the period had a backing band that may or may not be part of the name of the artist). I'll keep it under Martha Reeves for now and see what happens.
  • Good point, mdt.
  • mdt
    I disagree. Songs from 1962–1967 released by "Martha and The Vandellas" should be tagged that way. Songs from 1967 to 1972 released by "Martha Reeves and The Vandellas" should be tagged with that name. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martha_and_the_Vandellas_discography
  • Yup, agreed, they should be merged! Everybody vote for it!
  • Merge "Martha and The Vandellas" with "Martha Reeves & The Vandellas". Please!!
  • Dancing in the Street. dont get much better than that.
  • DAAAAAAAANCIN in THE STREEEEEEEEEETS!!!!<3 makes me jump -simply amazing

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