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Motown: The Sound of Young America

$60.00 Hardcover SEE Inside!

Written By:

Barney Ales, Andrew Loog Oldham, Adam White,

Published By:

Thames & Hudson, 09/13/2016

Product Details:

399 pages : 11.25 H x 1.75 D x 8.75 W inches 4.96 lbs

The first official visual history of Motown, the legendary record label that brought us some of the greatest recording artists of all time, and created music that defined an era. From The Jackson 5 and Diana Ross to Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy and his right-hand man, Barney Ales, built the most successful independent record label in the world. Motown not only represented the most iconic recording artists of its time and produced countless global hits, it created a cultural institution that redefined pop, and gave us the vision of a new America: vibrant, innovative, and racially equal. In addition to specially commissioned photography of treasures extracted from the Motown archives, as well as the personal collections of Barney Ales and his stable of stars, this collection draws on interviews with key players from the label’s colorful history. With new research, a dazzling array of images, and unprecedented access to the archives...
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