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2011-08-10 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The relationship between Berry Gordy's Motown label and The Ed Sullivan Show made music and television history. Soon after the Supremes' debut on Sullivan (December 1964), it was clear that showcasing the latest Motown releases on CBS on Sunday nights (35 million viewers was average) was a way to expose the record company's newest hits and boost the show's ratings. Sullivan introduced nearly all the Motown acts including The Supremes, The...

2011-08-10 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of the most popular and socially significant singing groups in music history celebrate their 50th anniversaries in 2011. Both the Supremes and the Temptations signed their recording contracts with Motown in 1961, launching careers that changed not only the sound and style of pop but smashed racial and cultural barriers in America and around the world. Their songs defined a generation: the Supremes with "Baby Love," "Stop! In The Name Of...

2011-08-08 08:31:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen-Wilson Design, of Denver, produced the Green Room and Gift Bag Tent for the Teen Choice 2011 Awards held recently at the Gibson Amphitheatre and televised live on FOX. "Our company helped add tremendous value to the award ceremony. We had a very short time frame to develop the design concept and an even shorter time frame to implement the design," said Mary Wilson, president of Nielsen-Wilson Design (http://www.n-wdesign.com). "Knowing what...

2008-08-24 00:00:25

By Simon Price Santogold may make perfect tunes for marketing cars and trainers, but she will never wow a crowd like Martha Reeves Rock Santogold LIQUID ROOM, EDINBURGH Martha Reeves and the Vandellas CONCORDE 2. BRIGHTON Santogold is, like the enigmatic Max Vail in Nik Cohn's 20th Century Dreams, one of those people who just know people, and who gavotte through life's dancefloor via a series of fortuitous acquaintances, propelled by the self-perpetuating force of their own networking...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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