Sami’s Apartment –
“Wake up, sleepyhead,” Sami said, jostling Lucas.
“Uh, what time is it?” he asked, blinking against the bright sun that streamed through the window.
“7 AM – so get up please,”
“Why are we getting up so soon?”
“Because we have lots to do today,” Sami replied. “We’re supposed to help my family decorate the church for the wedding. Then we’re having a rehearsal luncheon,” she said. “And we have to pick up my dress from Bo and Hope’s. It was so nice o
Salem Fantasies A Days of Our Lives spin-off
Episode 1 Salem University Hospital – Hope and Bo Brady joined hands as Dr. Willis walked into her office. She had told the Bradys to wait in the office while she went over the test results. “Doctor, please tell me I’m okay,” Hope said, her eyes watering. “I can’t tell you that, sadly. You are very sick. I hate to say this but you have malignant cancer.” Bo gasped and bile rose up in Hope’s throat, making her feel like she was going to throw
I sometimes take for granted just how much Holland-Dozier-Holland had to overcome to become such a touchstone of American music. I also take for granted at times just how much their songs resonated for generations, through nostalgia, or covers, or popping up as soundtracks on many romcoms or period pieces. These days, music tends to feel so derivative, and at times, choking on self-important misery. The lifeblood that Motown gave to this country made many stars, and made a magnate out of Berry Gordy, but Lamont Dozier will never fully get the credit he deserved.
I love so many of their songs, far too many to list, but this may be my very favorite, with the soul of Motown, always there to remind us of the heartache underneath the glitzy costumes and flawless choreography.