Martha Reeves

Martha Reeves

2 Seasons

With the unmistakable voice that helped define "the sound of young America," Reeves reigns as one of music's most beloved and acclaimed female singers.

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Martha Reeves
  • Martha Reeves - Interview Pt. 8

    Episode 1

    Carvin Winans sits down with Martha Reeves to discuss touring with Marvin Gaye, the song “Dancing in the Street”, and Holland-Dozier-Holland.

  • Martha Reeves - Interview Pt. 3

    Episode 2

    Carvin Winans sits down with Martha Reeves to discuss racial barriers experienced on tour, The Funk Brothers, and her big break.

  • Martha Reeves - Interview Pt. 6

    Episode 3

    Carvin Winans sits down with Martha Reeves to discuss singing the most songs on “Hitsville USA”, the song “Nowhere to Run”, and the unconventional creation of sound effects for songs.

  • Martha Reeves - Interview Pt. 4

    Episode 4

    Carvin Winans sits down with Martha Reeves to discuss Stevie Wonder’s first audition, her contract with Motown, and recording her demo.

  • Martha Reeves - Interview Pt. 5

    Episode 5

    Carvin Winans sits down with Martha Reeves to discuss the story behind “Blessed Assurance”, being baptised, and being discovered by William Stevenson.

  • Martha Reeves - Interview Pt. 2

    Episode 6

    Carvin Winans sits down with Martha Reeves to discuss growing up in the Church, touring in the 1960’s, and the “artist development department” at Motown.

  • Martha Reeves - Interview Pt. 1

    Episode 7

    Carvin Winans sits down with Martha Reeves to discuss how “Heatwave” put Martha Reeves and the Vandellas on the map, creating “Heatwave”, and working with Berry Gordy.

  • Martha Reeves - Interview Pt. 7

    Episode 8

    Carvin Winans sits down with Martha Reeves to discuss the song “Tomorrow” which Carvin wrote, how the song effected Martha, and the positive impact songs can have on people’s lives.