With only four days remaining before the unveiling of the 2014 Grooveyard Great 88, we continue to unwrap a video of one song that just missed the survey. Hear the full Great 88 on a special five hour edition of “The Grooveyard” on a special night and time–Friday, December 26 starting at 7 PM. Our pre-survey show begins at 6 PM. Check out the complete year-end schedule here.
“Heat Wave” by Martha and the Vandellas (1963)
Written by the Motown songwriting team of Holland-Dozier-Holland, this was the first Top 10 hit for Martha & the Vandellas. Lead singer Martha Reeves started as a secretary at Motown. (2013: not on survey, 2012: not on survey)
Come back each night through Christmas as we unwrap another song that just missed the Great 88. You can also check out first round results here.