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The Four Tops

What Now? Sad Songs, Standards and Sweet Sixteens

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.24.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Sam Cooke's lament -- "Another Saturday night and I ain't got nobody" -- summed up my social situation after, for reasons known only to my unconscious. I'd blown the Sweet 16 by ignoring my friendly good-looking date in favor of a sarcastic snob at the next table.

Legendary Motown Group Sued

AP | Posted 11.27.2013 | Black Voices

PONTIAC, Mich. — A Detroit-area law firm has filed suit against the Four Tops, claiming the singing group owes it $109,000 in legal fees. Sulli...

First Nighter: Motown: The Musical Gives the Customers What They Came For

David Finkle | Posted 06.15.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Maybe Motown: The Musical would have been best off not as part reality-show Dreamgirls but as a straight-out Motortown Revue 2013, which it almost is anyway.

'Season of the Witch': A Crafty Playlist for Christine O'Donnell

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a playlist for a Jersey girl with big dreams, at least some of them not involving "Witchcraft" or "That Old Black Magic."

My "Detroit Medley": A Playlist for Our Motor City

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I forever owe Detroit a huge debt of gratitude, as does anybody who's loved contemporary music this past half century. Before we bailed Detroit out, Detroit bailed us out of a lot of boredom and bad moods.

An Interview with Raphael Saadiq Plus This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Though his latest album The Way I See It was released last year, Saadiq still is touring pretty much non-stop. He took a quick break from his schedule for this interview.