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Frank Wilson: The Motown Songwriter’s 5 Greatest Hits

Posted on 10/4/2012 by |Who's News | Comments

LegacyWhen you think of the Motown era, you probably think of such groups as the Supremes, the Temptations, the Four Tops and Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, and such soul superstars as Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder. Less well-known is a man who helped Motown’s performers to shine so brightly: Frank Wilson, a musical utility infielder who cowrote and/or produced many of the label’s biggest hits. The Houston native, who died on Sept. 27 at the age of 71 in …