Another tale of adolescent lost love. It's 1973 and a new generation of female US soul singers are emerging to challenge Motown's stranglehold on black music radio. In state universities young americans become adults & soul music's age-old love themes linger across campus radio, but the tempo is slowing from the thigh slapped tambourine of Motown. The satin hot pants come courtesy of US dancers flown to South Vietnam in 1972 to boost US troop morale. In record stores, crossover soul anthems like this from Pittsburgh actress Vivian Reed, are emerging to steal Diana's crown.