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Motown : money, power, sex, and music

Author: Gerald Posner
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
Database:WorldCat
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A history of the legendary music label offers profiles of the artists, many from Detroit's inner-city projects, who achieved fame, detailing their rise to success, the inability of many to handle stardom, and their conflicts.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Berry Gordy; Berry Gordy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Posner
ISBN: 0375500626 9780375500626
OCLC Number: 317827191
Description: 350 pages : illustrations
Contents: 1. Detroit Dreaming --
2. Sliding into Music --
3. "My Cycle of Success" --
4. Going Solo --
5. Smokey Dreams --
6. "The Impostor of Success" --
7. Hitsville --
8. "Honesty and Raw Soul" --
9. "I Call It Music with Black Stars" --
10. An Avalanche of Talent --
11. Hitting the Groove --
12. Battle of the Stars --
13. "How Many Think It's a Hit?" --
14. The Defector --
15. The Ghost Tour --
16. Dueling Songwriters --
17. "More a Family Than a Business" --
18. Color-blind --
19. Skipping the Revolution --
20. Cracks in the Wall --
21. "A Mafia Product from Start to Finish" --
22. "Don't You Trust Us?" --
23. Suitcases of Cash --
24. "We Would Survive" --
25. A Born Star --
26. Winds of Change --
27. Lady Sings the Blues --
28. "The Beginning of the End" --
29. Mahogany --
30. Hunting Season --
31. "Problems All Over the Place" --
32. "I Felt Like a Failure" --
33. Motown@25 --
34. "Everything Had Changed" --
35. The Final Curtain.
Responsibility: Gerald Posner.

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A history of the legendary music label offers profiles of the artists, many from Detroit's inner-city projects, who achieved fame, detailing their rise to success, the inability of many to handle stardom, and their conflicts.

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