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Opportunity knocked again, part 1

 

September 3, 2021



Previously, we looked at a musical group called the Contours who had one big hit in their career: the original version of the Motown song “Do You Love Me?”

The story goes that Berry Gordy, the founder of Motown and the song’s author, wanted the Temptations to record it.

But that group was out of town on a concert tour and the Contours weren’t doing anything. So, when opportunity knocked for the Contours, they took it and made the most of it.

At another place and time, opportunity also knocked for a young man trying to break into the music business and he, too, did not let his one b...



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