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Witness

A gospel vocal group located in Detroit, Michigan, See was an all-female outfit originally conceived being a counterpart to the favorite gospel action Commissioned. Organized by Michael Brooks, an associate of Commissioned, the initial lineup of See highlighted vocalists Tina Brooks, Diane Campbell, Yolanda Harris, Lisa Web page, and Marvie …

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Sippie Wallace

A classic feminine blues singer from your ’20s, Wallace held performing and recording until her loss of life. She was a significant influence on a Bonnie Raitt, who documented many of Wallace’s tunes and performed live with her. The child of the Baptist deacon, Sippie Wallace (given birth to Beulah …

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The Gories

The emergence from the Gories heralded a fresh Golden Age of Detroit rock from the past due ’80s; a renaissance of sound and rustbelt rock and roll that lasts to today. Created in 1986 by three Detroit natives — Mick Collins, Peg O’Neill, and Dan Kroha (non-e of whom previously …

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