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Motown : music, money, sex, and power

Author: Gerald L Posner
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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
Biographie (Descripteur de forme)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Posner, Gerald.
Motown.
New York : Random House, ©2002
(OCoLC)605342816
Online version:
Posner, Gerald.
Motown.
New York : Random House, ©2002
(OCoLC)606931365
Named Person: Berry Gordy; Berry Gordy; Berry Gordy; Berry (Schallplattenproduzent) Gordy
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald L Posner
ISBN: 0375500626 9780375500626
OCLC Number: 49760659
Description: xvi, 350 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Detroit dreaming --
Sliding into music --
"My cycle of success" --
Going solo --
Smokey dreams --
"The impostor of success" --
Hitsville --
"Honesty and raw soul" --
"I call it music with Black stars" --
An avalanche of talent --
Hitting the groove --
Battle of the stars --
"How many think it's a hit?" --
The defector --
The ghost tour --
Dueling songwriters --
"More a family than a business" --
Color-blind --
Skipping the revolution --
Cracks in the wall --
"A Mafia product from start to finish" --
"Don't you trust us?" --
Suitcases of cash --
"We would survive" --
A born star --
Winds of change --
Lady Sings the Blues --
"The beginning of the end" --
Mahogany --
Hunting season --
"Problems all over the place" --
"I felt like a failure" --
Motown@25 --
"Everything had changed" --
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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