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"Meet The Dreams" goes gold
1961 press conference: "Meet The Dreams" goes gold

Gig poster, tour bus, singles, 1961
James Thunder Early (Eddie Murphy): Gig poster, tour bus, singles, 1961

TIME cover art by Robin Richeson
The Dreams hit it big, early 1960's: TIME cover art by Robin Richeson

The James Thunder Early Collection
Dreamgirls' Mr. Soul Man: The James Thunder Early Collection

1962 European tour
The Dreams meet the Beatles: 1962 European tour

The music takes over
Taylor Auto becomes Rainbow Records: The music takes over


The Dreams "Illusion" LP from 1969 

1970s Dreams & Deena Jones LPs
The L.A. Rainbow Records office: 1970s Dreams & Deena Jones LPs

A disco hit courtesy of payola
Deena's version of "One Night Only": A disco hit courtesy of payola

Teaser film poster, early 1970
Curtis creates a film star: Teaser film poster, early 1970's

Deena discovers Curtis
Effie White's "One Night Only": Deena discovers Curtis' treachery

The Dreams farewell concert poster
DETROIT neon & farewell marquee: The Dreams farewell concert poster