Jimmy D Lane's father is Jimmy Rogers, who formed the "Chicago Blues" sound with Muddy Waters and Little Walter back in the mid-1950's. Jimmy has been included on his father's Jimmy Roger's Mississippi Blues Trail Historical Landmark in Ruleville, Mississippi. He is also a featured subject in the newly released Biography of Jimmy Rogers, Blues All Day Long.
Featuring Scherrie Payne and Lynda Laurence two genuine members of the Motown signed and recorded Supremes, performing with Joyce Vincent. The Former Ladies of The Supremes are recognized as one of the most famous female acts in the world.
It was 1962 that Motown's Artist and Repertoire Director William "Mickey" Stevenson first heard the voice that would become synonymous with "the sound of young America."
A young jazz/blues singer with the unlikely name of "Martha Lavaille" was bringing audiences to their feet at Detroit's famed 20 Grand Nightclub singing songs made popular by singers the likes of Gloria Lynne and Della Reese. He invited her to audition at the new Motown Records headquarters, "Hitsville, USA."