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"The Originals"

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The Originals often called "Motown's best-kept secret", were a successful Motown R&B and Soul group during the late 1960s and the 1970s. They worked continuously with recording artists such as Jimmy Ruffin, Stevie Wonder, David Ruffin, Marvin Gaye, Edwin Starr, and a list of other Motown artist. The Originals found their biggest success under the guidance of Marvin Gaye, who co-wrote and produced two of the group's biggest singles, "Baby, I'm for Real" and "The Bells".


Hear the stories behind their success and enjoy the journey back to the days when the hits were rolling out of Hitsville, USA.