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The Velvelettes

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The Velvelettes

The Velvelettes has been played on NTS shows including guests, with Needle In A Haystack first played on 19 December 2018.

The Velvelettes were a 60's female vocal group founded in 1961 by sisters Carolyn and Millie Gill with cousins Bertha Barbee-McNeal and Norma Barbee (both from Flint, Michigan) on the Western Michigan University campus, where they were students.

The group signed to Motown Records, but weren't given top priority, as other female vocal groups were attracting audiences and recording hits. While the group awaited their chance at stardom, they recorded backing vocals for more established Motown girl groups, including The Marvelettes, Martha & The…

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Needle In A Haystack
The Velvelettes
Tamla Motown1972
Needle In A Haystack
The VelvelettesTamla Motown1972
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