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Forgotten Treasures

The Grooms ” Slow Down / I Deserve A Little Bit More” (197?)

In the 1960’s, when Atlantic, Stax and Motown were at their peak, a little-known label in Norfolk, Virginia, was also giving young kids with singing talent an opportunity to perform. Shiptown Records was headed up by Noah H. Biggs, who was nearly as famous around Norfolk for his sharp appearance …