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Motown Landmarks Photo Tour

While the Broadway show officially opens this month, here in Detroit, many Motown landmarks have been forgotten

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Marvin Gaye Home

19315 Appoline St.

Before he was dubbed "the prince of soul" for breaking the Top 40 with his first solo single "Hitch Hike" in 1962 and displaying his immense range with duos, dance hits and protest songs, Marvin Gaye was a session drummer for Motown legends including Stevie Wonder and The Marvelettes. For a time, he called this house home. If he could see it today, the famous lyrics "Mercy, mercy me, things ain't what they used to be," seem apropos.

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Apr 3, 2013 06:57 pm
 Posted by  Cynara

Remember this place. Used to hang out here. That's when people would DRESS like grown people, and dance and party with out the violence. Didn't want to mess up our clothes.

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