25 items by Vince Aletti

  • Where I'm Coming From

    Where I'm Coming From | ALBUM REVIEW

    Ambitious, personal albums may be a glut on the market elsewhere, but at Motown they're something new. These, from two of the Corporation's Finest, represent a subversive concept, allowed only to producers the overseerstars of Motown's corporate...

    August 5, 1971 12:00 AM ET
  • Maybe Tomorrow

    Maybe Tomorrow | ALBUM REVIEW

    This might be referred to as a "mature" album, and that's its major disappointment. Rather than an intensification of the Jackson 5's earlier work, Maybe Tomorrow is a cooling off — carefully considered and well-timed, but just...

    July 22, 1971 12:00 AM ET
  • Donny Hathaway

    Donny Hathaway | ALBUM REVIEW

    Donny Hathaway is one of the most important black performers to emerge in recent years. Important in the sense that Isaac Hayes, Sly Stone, Funkadelic/Parliament or the Last Poets are important: influential (for better or worse), far-ranging...

    June 10, 1971 12:00 AM ET
  • Signed, Sealed and Delivered

    Signed, Sealed and Delivered | ALBUM REVIEW

    Any of the 12 songs on Stevie Wonder's new album holds more creative singing than you're likely to find in another performer's entire body of work. And while everything may not reach the energy level of the...

    January 7, 1971 12:00 AM ET
  • Jackson Five: The Biggest Thing Since the Stones

    Jackson Five: The Biggest Thing Since the Stones | ARTICLE

    At one point during the Jackson 5 concert at Madison Square Garden October 19th, a ten- or eleven-year-old girl standing on the seat in...

    November 26, 1970 12:55 PM ET