The Musical Legacy Of Motown Records

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Music has enjoyed unprecedented growth and development over the course of human history, and as with everything popular, music too is regulated by published under various names. There is no shortage of record labels out there, but often only the biggest ones are actually really known about. One record label that has … Read more

History of Music In Detroit

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Detroit — the hometown of Madonna, Diana Ross, and Aretha Franklin, has a proud musical legacy to offer. Throughout the 20s to the 80s, many pioneers and trailblazers including, singers, musicians, and performers who lived here, influenced and shaped multiple music genres as we know them today. The history of Detroit’s music … Read more

The Prince of Soul, Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye

Short introduction to Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye was an American R&B/soul/funk singer-songwriter and musician who was responsible trailblazing a new sound when he was in Motown Records in the 1960s, as well as his artistic independence helped loosen the reins of other artists. Gaye achieved his first Motown hit single “Stubborn Kind … Read more