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the book is forthcoming. by Danyel Smith. a history of black women in pop. from It Books/HarperCollins (2014). now writing. tumbling this stuff keeps me inspired, and keeps my brain sane.
…It was a real, real surprise because we were performing at the fair and all of a sudden, Mr. Gordy came on stage and presented us with this beautiful plaque saying “One million sales of ‘Shop Around.’” How exciting that was to think that we were basically just kids that started out and now had actually…sold a million records.