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A visual history of Motown Records, the Detroit-based independent record company which became a style unto itself, a prolific and hugely successful production line of suave, sassy and sophisticated music through the sixties, seventies and eighties. Featuring extensive, specially commissioned photography of treasures gathered from the archives, this publication also captures the graphic and design iconography that underpinned Motown"s extraordinary creativity. Packed with fresh insights gleaned from scores of interviews with key players, this revealing book delves into the workings of the Motown machine and details how a dedicated team of backroom believers, white and black, turned a small family business into a popular music powerhouse.
|Statement||by Adam White ; with Barney Ales ; and a foreword by Andrew Loog Oldham|
|Contributions||Ales, Barney, author, Oldham, Andrew Loog, writer of foreword|
|LC Classifications||ML3792.M67 W45 2016|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||399|
|LC Control Number||2015956642|
Book tickets for Hitsville: The Making of Motown. Amid the burgeoning civil rights movement and during a period of significant racial tensions in America, this electrifying film tracks what came to be the most successful record label of all time. Out Now in Cinemas and on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital. Feb 19, · Motown Museum, Detroit: Hours, Address, Motown Museum Reviews: /5. United States ; Michigan (MI) Detroit ; If you grew up loving Motown music you’ll love this place. It’s so exciting to walk where all those legendary singers started out. Arrive early or book your tour in advance as they sell out. The tour guide was amazing and I /5(K).
NEW BOOK IS VISUAL HISTORY OF “THE SOUND OF YOUNG AMERICA” Thames & Hudson has announced a new, authorised visual history of Motown Records, published in the U.K. on March Motown: The Sound Of Young America features more than 1, illustrations, including colour and black-and-white images of all the company’s major stars: Marvin Gaye, . Apr 02, · Tom is the author of the book “Motown: The Sound of Young America.”.
Adam White's stunning new coffee-table book Motown: The Sound of Young America (Thames & Hudson) is a page non-stop heat wave of compelling narrative and enthralling images about a company whose musical brilliance and chart dominance was matched by its impact on American elizrosshubbell.com: Michael Sigman. Feb 20, · Soul of Motown is a high-energy concert-style musical tribute show honoring Motown legends. Rated the #1 show of its kind for nearly a decade, it’s a supreme tribute to some of America’s most beloved vocal groups and artists, performed with the same passion that made the original Motown groups famous, all coming together as the premier Motown show Las Vegas has to offer.5/5(3).
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Very informative we went on the Motown Museum tour in Detroit and this book seem like it is a direct re-visitation of the tour or at least a continuation of it. This is a great book if you want to learn some history behind Motown music this Motown book definitely helpCited by: 7. New Motown book looks behind the scene of legendary record company.
The story of how the record company rose from an $ Gordy family loan to a firm that grossed more than $M in Author: Susan Whitall. Gerald Posner's book was hard to put down, but not always for good reasons. The book made very plain that the "family feeling" Motown Music attempted to convey to the public was largely a mirage, especially after the mids/5.
Dec 03, · The book details myriad other relationships, too, including Brian Holland's short romance with the Supremes' Diana Ross and the brothers' working relationship with. Adam White is the author of Motown: The Sound of Young America, with Barney Ales, and has written about music, the music industry and Motown for more than 40 years.
Check his Motown blog here and Instagram feed elizrosshubbell.com is a former editor-in-chief of Billboard, and co-author of The Billboard Book Of Number One Rhythm & Blues elizrosshubbell.com work has been Grammy-nominated, he has written for the. Motown Records, Los Angeles, California.
likes · talking about this. The Official Motown Records Facebook Visit us on Instagram & Twitter: Followers: K. Motown: The Musical is a jukebox musical that premiered on Broadway in April The musical is based on Berry Gordy's autobiography To Be Loved: The Music, the Magic, the Memories of Motown (), and on the history of his founding and running of the Motown record label, and his personal and professional relationships with Motown artists such as Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye Book: Berry Gordy.
With just $ and a dream, Berry Gordy Jr. embarked on a musical and cultural journey on January 12, when he founded Motown Records. 61 years later, there's no musical legacy richer than the tunes churned out of Hitsville U.S.A. Continue the celebration with us!Followers: K. Book Tickets & find a show near you.
The Magic of Motown The Olympia Theatre 72 Dame Street, Dublin Ireland, D02 K Box Office: Show Info. Book Now. 21 Sat PM. Mar The Magic of Motown The Olympia Theatre 72 Dame Street, Dublin Ireland, D02 K Oct 27, · Children's Book: 'Claudette's Miraculous Motown Adventure' Claudette Robinson is known as "The First Lady of Motown." NPR's Michel Martin talks.
Jan 12, · A year later, Motown deserted Detroit for L.A. and Stevie Wonder turned 21, thereby taking creative control of his music. Within four years he had released Talking Book, Innervisions, and Songs in the Key of Life.
It was arguably the last great burst of Motown creativity. Maxine Powell (May 30, – October 14, ) was an American etiquette instructor and talent agent. She taught grooming, poise, and social graces to many recording artists at Motown in the s.
Born Maxine Blair in Texarkana, Texas, she was raised by her aunt in Chicago, elizrosshubbell.com: Maxine Blair, May 30,Texarkana. Standing in the Shadows of Motown: The Life and Music of Legendary Bassist James Jamerson (book and CD) by Dr Licks | 1 Jun out of 5 stars Motown book puts new spin on classic story.
The Hitsville tale at last gets a telling from legendary Detroit sales chief Barney Ales. Apr 02, · Motown: music, money, sex, and power User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.
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BOOK EXCERPT: 'Motown: The Sound of Young America' Longtime Motown man Barney Ales recalls how a trip to the movies with Berry Gordy led to the Supremes' 'Buttered Popcorn'.
Best known for their silky soul vocals and smooth-stepping routines, the Temptations were firmly entrenched as the undisputed kings of Barry Gordy's Motown stable when cutting-edge producer Norman Whitfield walked into the studio and announced that it was time to. Motown, of course, stands for more than just the historic music.
The label and its remarkable legacy is a reflection of the hard work of dedicated individuals overcoming incredible obstacles to.
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