“DANCING IN THE STREET” Released this Day 1964
Motown's Gordy record label released one of its biggest hits this very day in 1964 - "Dancing in the Street" by Martha and the Vandellas. It soared to #2 on the charts and earned the group their first gold record. Because it mentions that "Summer's here and the time is right for Dancing in the Street," it has become a summertime favorite for decades. To see an early lip-synced performance by the group, click below.