Noun detroit, michigan: a nickname also called motown sound an upbeat, often pop-influenced style of rhythm and blues associated with the city of detroit and with numerous black vocalists and vocal groups since the 1950s and characterized by compact, danceable arrangements. Shop ebay for great deals on motown music cds you'll find new or used products in motown music cds on ebay free shipping on selected items. Description 2009 is the 50th anniversary of american's greatest record label and global music icon - motown celebrate the anniversary with this podcast series featuring rare and intimate conversations with motown legends, producers, songwriters and singers - including berry gordy, smokey robinson, diana ross, stevie wonder, the temptations, the four tops, marvin gaye, the jackson 5, the.
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Motown the musical tells the incredible story of berry gordy jr who started as a featherweight boxer, but ended up as a heavyweight in the music industry. Find great deals on ebay for motown in music cds shop with confidence. Motown records, also known as tamla-motown outside of the united states, is a record label originally based out of detroit, michigan (motor city, hence mo(tor)town), from where it achieved widespread international success. Motown rent rodgers + hammerstein's cinderella something rotten white christmas jesus christ superstar our work _____ select a production for more information.
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It's hard to argue that any record company had more influence on 20th-century music than the blend of soul, pop, rock and funk created by motown. Motown has 204 ratings and 18 reviews elaine said: a highly fascinating subject, and posner unearths some goodies, but unfortunately, he writes like an. Motown is an american record company the record company was founded by berry gordy jr as tamla records on january 12, 1959, and was incorporated as motown record corporation on april 14, 1960, in detroit, michigan. Motown is both a style of music and a label in fact, no other label (with the possible exception of its grittier '60s brother, stax) is more identified with the sound it produced although motown started as a straight r&b label and later moved into genres from psychedelic soul to new jack swing.
The sound of young america the motown sound went worldwide in the 60s, and that sound still resonates today with nearly 200 #1 songs worldwide, motown rema. Looking for those soulful tunes to help unwind, we've got you covered with the help of some of the motown greats. If you like stevie wonder, the supremes, aretha franklin, marvin gaye, michael jackson, the temptations, etta james, james brown, jackson 5, smokey robinson & the miracles, sam cooke, and martha & the vandellas, you're going to love our fabulous motown music group one of the best motown tribute bands around. A variety of music from the motown/doo-wop era featuring groups like the temptations, the shirelles, darlene love, marvin gaye let's get it on, the marvele.
Read news updates about motown discover video clips of recent music performances and more on mtv. Berry gordy's motown put detroit on the map as a city, a record label, and a sound that was soul music in the 1960s from 1961 to 1971, the label produced no less than 110 billboard top ten hits. Download sheet music for motown: the musical choose from motown: the musical sheet music for such popular songs as the jackson 5 (medley), ain't no mountain high enough, and you're all i need to get by.