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The Motown Movement

Universal Music Group

In the last few years before Motown’s absorption into the Universal Music Group, which occurred in December of 1998, huge stars were added to the labe

Social and Cultural Impact

Gordy was not only an excellent and ruthless businessman, but also a generous member of his community. He used his success to offer quality jobs to De

The Birth of Motown Records

Established right before the turn of the decade on January 12, 1959, and originally titled ‘Tamla Records’, the brainchild of Berry Gordy Jr. would gr

Hits from Hitsville

The Motown Records continued to roll out impressively high-quality pop music with an emphasis on Soul musical qualities and African American empowerme

Motown Sound

Commonly referred to as “the Motown Sound,” the eclectic assembly of artists focused on a special brand of Soul music that was created with for the ea

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