A Bit of Motown Heads to Liverpool

Motown singer Martha Reeves, heading for gig in Liverpool, says hometown of the Beatles mirrors her home of Detroit.

Quinn Klinefelter/WDET

During this holiday season some in Britain are celebrating with a bit of Motown.

Specifically Motown’s Martha Reeves, lead singer of the group Martha and the Vandellas and a former member of the Detroit City Council.

Reeves begins a concert tour in the United Kingdom next month that includes a date in Liverpool.

Reeves tells WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter she has a long history with people in Liverpool and with the town’s most famous native sons.

Author

  • Quinn Klinefelter is a Senior News Editor at 101.9 WDET. In 1996, he was literally on top of the news when he interviewed then-Senator Bob Dole about his presidential campaign and stepped on his feet.