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Title:
Motown : the golden years : the stars and music that shaped a generation
Author:
Dahl, Bill.
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Publication Information:
Iola, Wis. : Krause, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
349 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780873492867
Format :
Book

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Central Library ML3790 .D27 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

This new compilation features an A-Z listing and biography of nearly every Motown group since its beginning in 1959. The book also includes never-before-published photographs.


Table of Contents

Part 1 Motown 1959-1972 Defining the Sound of Young Americap. 10
Part 2 A Dozen Motown Super Stars and One Terrific House Bandp. 44
The Four Topsp. 44
The Funk Brothers & The Motown House Bandp. 54
Marvin Gayep. 66
The Jackson 5p. 80
Gladys Knight & The Pipsp. 90
Martha & The Vandellasp. 102
The Marvelettesp. 112
Smokey Robinson & The Miraclesp. 122
Diana Ross & The Supremesp. 138
The Temptationsp. 156
Jr. Walker & The All Starsp. 174
Mary Wellsp. 184
Stevie Wonderp. 192
Part 3 More Motown Creats From A-Wp. 206
Abdullahp. 207
Arthur Adamsp. 207
Luther Allisonp. 208
The Andantesp. 210
Nickolas Ashford & Valerie Simpsonp. 213
Janie Bradfordp. 215
Johnny Bristolp. 216
Dorsey Burnettep. 218
G.C. Cameronp. 218
Choker Campbellp. 220
Bruce Channelp. 221
Chris Clarkp. 221
The Commodoresp. 222
The Contoursp. 224
Hank Cosbyp. 228
Carolyn Crawfordp. 230
Hal Davisp. 230
Sammy Davis, Jr.p. 231
Debbie Deanp. 233
Kiki Deep. 233
Different Shades of Brownp. 233
The Easybeatsp. 235
Billy Eckstinep. 235
The Elgins/Downbeatsp. 236
Yvonne Fairp. 237
The Fantastic Fourp. 238
King Floydp. 239
Harvey Fuquap. 240
Raynoma Gordy Singleton & The Rayber Voicesp. 241
Herman Griffinp. 241
Hearts of Stonep. 243
Joe Hintonp. 244
Holland-Dozier-Hollandp. 245
Brenda Hollowayp. 248
The Hornets/Johnny Powersp. 252
Ivy Jo Hunterp. 254
Willie Hutchp. 254
The Isley Brothersp. 255
Chuck Jacksonp. 258
Jay & The Techniquesp. 260
Jazz Crusadersp. 262
Mable Johnp. 262
Marv Johnsonp. 265
Terry Johnsonp. 268
Gloria Jonesp. 268
Bob Kaylip. 269
Eddie Kendricksp. 269
Earl Kingp. 270
Liz Landsp. 272
Lee & The Leopardsp. 273
The Lewis Sisters/Little Lisap. 273
Hattie Littlesp. 273
The Lollipopsp. 274
Shorty Longp. 274
Love Sculpturep. 277
Henry Lumpkinp. 277
Tony Martinp. 278
Hugh Masekelap. 279
Barbara McNairp. 279
Messengersp. 281
Mike & The Modifiersp. 281
Amos Milburnp. 281
The Monitorsp. 283
Frances Nerop. 283
The Originals/Freddie Gormanp. 285
Gino Parksp. 289
Clarence Paulp. 291
Paul Petersenp. 292
Pretty Thingsp. 292
Barbara Randolphp. 293
Rare Earthp. 293
David Ruffinp. 295
Jimmy Ruffinp. 297
San Remo Golden Stringsp. 301
The Satintones/Chico Leverettp. 301
The Serenadersp. 302
The Sisters Lovep. 304
The Spinnersp. 305
Edwin Starrp. 310
Mickey Stevensonp. 314
Stoney & Meatloafp. 315
Barrett Strongp. 315
Bobby Taylor & The Vancouversp. 317
R. Dean Taylorp. 319
Tammi Terrellp. 320
Sammy Turnerp. 322
The Twistin' Kingsp. 323
The Underdogsp. 323
The Undisputed Truthp. 324
The Valadiersp. 326
Connie Van Dykep. 327
The Velvelettesp. 327
Singing Sammy Wardp. 331
Kim Westonp. 332
Norman Whitfieldp. 336
Andre Williamsp. 337
Blinky Williamsp. 339
Frank Wilsonp. 342
Syreeta Wrightp. 343
Syreeta Wrightp. 343
Bibliographyp. 346

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