In 2010, I was asked to edit and help publish an interview with Eugene Pitt, original lead singer of the Jive Five, as conducted by Bob Miner, for Keep Rockin’ magazine. With Gene’s passing, I thought it was appropriate for fans to hear his history in his own words and also read some kind words
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A Motown Christmas at the Riviera Theatre – December 4, 2021
Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 7:30 PMRiviera Theatre & Performing Arts Center
67 Webster Street
N Tonawanda NY 14120
Phone: (716) 692-2413
We’re taking the concept of a Motown concert to a whole new level! Our 2021 Motown Christmas experience features the voices and the musicians who started it all and those who’ve kept it center stage for the last 60 years! Starring… The Motortown All-Stars singing all your Motor City favorites like “My Girl”, “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg”, “Do You Love Me”, “The Tears of a Clown” plus holiday classics like “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” and “Silent Night” performed in that inimitable Motown style. The All-Stars are assembled from members and former members of the Temptations, Capitols, Miracles and more, performing with Motown legends on stages around the world. You can also expect them the raid the vault of hits belonging to the 4 Tops, Jackson Five, Stevie Wonder and the Supremes. Plus… The Marvelettes (“Beechwood 4-5789”, “Please Mr. Postman”, “Too Many Fish in the Sea”) and The Shades of Blue (“Oh How Happy”).
Presented by Scotty Productions & Pop, Rock & Doo Wopp.