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2011-08-10 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The relationship between Berry Gordy's Motown label and The Ed Sullivan Show made music and television history.

2009-10-20 07:05:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Motown Records changed the sound of popular music and also its face. With Motown artists appearing on television's music and variety shows, the label put African-Americans in the spotlight like no other music company ever had.

2009-02-08 15:03:03

Abdul Fakir, the lone surviving member of the Four Tops, says it will be an emotional moment when he accepts a Grammy Award Sunday for the U.S.

2009-01-12 08:40:34

The 50th anniversary of Detroit's legendary Motown Records label is coming as a bittersweet occasion for a city facing economic meltdown, observers say.

2009-01-08 09:30:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Ask just about anyone what their favorite Motown hit is and most will have a hard time picking just one.

2008-10-17 15:00:15

Levi Stubbs, lead singer of Motown's Four Tops, has died at his home in Detroit at the age of 72. The Michigan native was best known for his work with the popular R&B singing group, who began in the 1950s as the Four Aims, and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.

2008-07-08 21:00:19

By Jeff Simon They called him "Papa Zita." That, according to Motown Legend, is because it was his wont to nod off at his drum kit during recording sessions.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).