The Crystals “Then He Kissed Me” (Philles 115, Pop #6, 1963)

The Crystals “Then He Kissed Me” (Philles 115, Pop #6, 1963) Gemini Roll Call is in the final stages of the year. We’ve got a few more signature soul singers to cover and we start the final hours with one that climbed the wall of sound and managed to survive the collapse of it. La…

Brenda Holloway “Don’t Stay Away” (1964 Unreleased)

Brenda Holloway “Don’t Stay Away” (1964, Unreleased)  Brenda Holloway continues to reign supreme in her title as”Queen of The Basement.” The latest excavation of the Motown vaults find her swimming in a surplus of unreleased goodies either intended for singles or for her next album. Indeed, fewer artists at Motown saw so much promising material…