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date: 22 January 2021

Motown [ Tamla Motown]. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Music
Author(s):
Kenneth GloagKenneth Gloag

An American record company formed by Berry Gordy, originally based in Detroit (‘motor town’), to promote black *soul to the widest possible audience. Early recordings focused on vocal groups whose style was derived from the gospel tradition. Motown has produced many outstandingly successful performers, including ... ...

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