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Detroit’s ’67 riots halted music, helped recalibrate sound

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By JEFF KAROUB

DETROIT (AP) – It wasn’t sweet music that brought Martha Reeves to the microphone at the Fox Theatre that day in July 1967; it was brutal reality.

Detroit was burning.

Headlining a string of shows for a hometown crowd, the singer of “Heatwave,” ”Dancing in the Street” and other hits …

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