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Why Berry Gordy sold Motown

 

Despite the massive and historic success of Motown Record Corporation, there came a time when the company, recognized as a virtual hit machine, could no longer compete with the much larger, non-independent companies.

 In his memoir Gordy recalled, “I was standing in the middle of a noisy party, a fundraiser for Jesse Ja

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

What’s citizenship got to do with it?

What’s citizenship got to do with it?

 

Tina Turner, widely acknowledged as the Queen of Rock, has been keeping a low profile in recent years, by choice. And considering the fact that she had been setting stages of fire and driving audiences into rapturous frenzies since the early 1960s, that is understandable.
 But Turner is still capable of inspiring the

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit