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Motown Records and Berry Gordy

Motown Records and Berry Gordy
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  • July 14, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Bergen Community College Lecturer Rick Feingold for a virtual lecture on the history of Motown Records.

Berry Gordy wrote the Jackie Wilson hit Lonely Teardrops but barely made any money. So he started his own record company named Motown. The label played an important role in the racial integration of popular music achieving crossover success. Motown would launch the careers of Diana Ross & the Supremes, Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, The Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and The Jackson Five. Presentation includes classic video of the early years of Motown music.

Register for the discussion here, and on the date, join us for a virtual presentation!

Zoom meeting invites will be emailed to registrants prior to the meeting.