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Organizing Genius: Berry Gordy and The Motown Story

June 12, 2010
Organizing Genius: Berry Gordy and The Motown Story

Motown is both a style of music and a label and is now a metaphor for success and excellence. Motown set the standard for popular music, and developed a sound which others musicians and record companies sought to emulate. No other label is more identified with the sound it produced which gives credence to...
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Motown: The Soundtrack of a Generation

January 29, 2009

Berry Gordy founded and presided over the musical empire known as Motown. Gordy endeavored to reach across the racial divide with music that could touch all people. Under his tutelage, Motown became a model of black economic self-determination, black pride and black self-expression. Motown was a repository for some of the greatest talent ever...
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