Peter Benjaminson
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After Mary Wells Dared to Leave Motown, Did She Fall Off the Face of the Earth?
3 Jan 2013 // 4:25 PM

Back when Martha (Reeves) and the Vandellas and the Marvelettes would have one big hit and then nothing much for months, and the Supremes didn’t have a hit among their first nine releases, Mary Wells was Motown’s reigning pop star, queen and cash cow.

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The Lost Supreme by Peter Benjaminson
29 May 2008 // 4:59 PM

A tellingly thin text, this book is content to coast along to the beat of the standard Behind The Music formula, complete with prose that feels readymade for Jim Forbes’ melodramatic voiceovers.

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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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