Darlene Love and Deborah Gibson

The other night at BB King's in Manhattan, the ROCKERS ON BROADWAY group celebrated the music of MOTOWN. Rockers, led by JERSEY BOY's DONNIE KEHR, had as performers, MICKY DOLENZ; DEBORAH GIBSON; LARRY GATLIN; CHRISTINE EBERSOLE; DAPHNE RUBIN VEGA; LALA BROOKS; DARLENE LOVE; and, the event was hosted by TV's CAROLYN RHEA. Dolenz performed "When A Man Loves A Woman" and "Ease On Down The Road"; Gibson performed FREDA PAYNE's "Band Of Gold"; Kehr sang "For Once In my Life"; the wonderful KATE TAYLOR sang "How Sweet It Is"; VEGA performed a soul-stirring "Midnight Train To Georgian"; and, EBERSOLE stole the show with a breath-taking "Ain't No Mountain High Enough."Honored also, were the songwriting team of Holland-Dozier-Holland ... who came onstage, with the original Mr. Motown himself BERRY GORDY, Dolenz, who is on his way back to California for a performance at next week's MAKE A WISH celebration, is eyeing several Broadway shows, says, "I can't say which ones just yet, but I'm ready to get back to it." His last series of performances were on the revival of PIPPIN'. Gibson, who appeared at the club with her own show two weeks back, said she's eyeing a TV project for '08. Seen amidst the throng, were PR-pasha DAVID SALIDOR; RANDY JONES (who's book with celebrity-author MARK BEGO is out in March - called MACHO MAN); JACKIE MARTLING; and, COUSIN BRUCE MORROW, who served as radio-caster.

Micky Dolenz and Berry Gordy
Photos By: Bobby Bank/Wireimage


Anonymous said…
This show was amazing. This was my first benefit concert and I will be attending this next year. Deborah Gibson is a star. She made me jump out of my seat. I hope she will perform again in NYC!