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Frank Wilson

Tracey Williams

Representing her father, Frank Willson, who’s Best-known songs are “Love Child”, “Keep On Truckin”, “Boogie Down”, “Castles In The Sand”, contest song is “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy”


Ivy Jo Hunte

Best-known hit is “Dancin In The Street”, contest song is “My Baby Loves Me”

 Claudette Robinson

Claudette Robinson

a/k/a First Lady of Motown, only female member o The Miracles ( performed with The Miracles on “You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me”, “Tears of a Clown”, “Oh Baby Bay”, “Shop Around”, contest song is “Whole Lot Of Shakin In My Heart”

Brenda Holloway

Bbest-known hit is “Every Little Bit Hurts”, contest song is “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy”

Paul Riser

Best-known hit song is “What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted”, Motown arranger/producer on most of the contest songs

Christopher Scales PH.D.

Chris is an ethnomusicologist whose research and teaching interests include North American indigenous music, Southern Appalachian music, music and technology, intellectual and cultural property, and the North American popular music industry. His recent research focuses on contemporary Northern powwow culture and musical creation both on the powwow grounds and in Aboriginal recording studios, specifically engaging the effects of technology and mass mediation on powwow performance aesthetics.

This research is best represented in the book Recording Culture: Powwow Music and the Aboriginal Recording Industry on the Northern Plains.”