Don’t Stop the Music - David Montgomery

“I’ve always jokingly referred to my savings account as my Spice Girls Reunion Tour Fund, and it became a reality that day when, like a crazy person, I purchased tickets to all 3 of the American shows.”

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Don’t Stop the Music

In this hour, Motown, hip hop, folk and pop. Stories of the indelible impact of music on both its creators and listeners. This hour is hosted by The Moth's Senior Director Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

David Montgomery gets immersed in Spice World.

Cal Street describes her time as part of The Velvelettes.

Dawn Smith grows up in a cult that forbids music.

Jin Au-Yeung's lyricism connects him to Barack Obama.


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13:08
Spicy

by David Montgomery

David Montgomery gets immersed in Spice World.

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07:12
Motown Velvelettes

by Caldin Street

Cal Street describes her time as part of The Velvelettes.

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05:53
Bob Dylan & Dad

by Dawn Smith

Dawn Smith grows up in a cult that forbids music.

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12:40
Dear Obama, Comma

by Jin Au-yeung

Jin Au-Yeung's lyricism connects him to Barack Obama.

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David Montgomery

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David with Victoria Beckham...aka Posh Spice.

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David at his 22nd show during his Spice Girls Walkabout Tour.

For a behind-the-scenes look at David's story, check out The MOTHerview with Storyteller David Montgomery.

Jin Au-Yeung

Read the lyrics to MC Jin's "Open Letter To Obama" here: https://genius.com/Jin-open-le...

The music in this story