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African-American Women in Rock: Martha & the Vandellas

This is a guide to various resources at the Library and Archives that may be valuable to teachers who need resources relating to African-American women in rock and roll for use in their classrooms.

Martha & the Vandellas

The brazen Motown girl group with an unyielding R&B edge.

Martha and the Vandellas were the Supremes' tougher, more grounded counterpart. With her cheeky, fervent vocals, Martha Reeves led the group in a string of dance anthems that are irresistible to this day. More on

Martha & the Vandellas on YouTube

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