2011/02/01

Goodbye

Gladys Horton passed away this week. As a students' council president at a small school in the early 1960s I used to organize sock hops. Anyone still remember those? This was the start of MoTown and I loved the sound. The Marvelettes received much play at the dances, including this one.

3 comments:

Audrey said...

DCW - sock hops - I have a vague recollection. I too loved the Motown sound. That was such an interesting era for music, with the influence of Motown effecting all genres of music. Rest in peace, Gladys.

Short Poems said...

Rest in peace, Gladys.

...louciao... said...

Sock hops, where I secretly hoped a boy might ask me to dance and lived in fear that it might actually happen.

Still love Motown.
Great tune.

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