Film studios apologize to Motown founder

...released Dreamgirls have apologized to Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr. for any confusion...their apologies to Mr. Gordy, whose Motown Records and experiences are widely thought...and the talent that is and has become Motown's legacy," said Mr. Gordy, 77...

Life & style
Masters of Motown to entertain in Burke County

...down music memory lane on Saturday, Oct. 27, when Masters of Motown performs at Burke County High School.The show begins at 7...County Library and online at www.augustaarts.com.Masters of Motown celebrates the music and style of performers including The Temptations...

Motown week critique

...I don't watch the interviews. I don't watch the judges critiques. I only watch performances. Here is my critique of Motown week. Matt Giraud - Let's Get It On: Pretty solid performance, if not unusually inspired. I have to ask however, what's...

The Temptations, The Four Tops eager to compete for Motown supremacy

...Temptations and The Four Tops ? two of Motown's most iconic groups ? have nothing...of the Four Tops. "That's the way Motown was built. Basically we competed all...education, reminding the audience of the Motown sound and celebrating such songwriters...

Smokey Robinson, still writing, duets with friends

LOS ANGELES - After five decades in show business, the man who shaped Motown with instantly recognizable hits including My Girl and Tears of a Clown says he can't stop writing.Smokey Robinson says he...

Entertainer allows audience to decide what's in 'Mozart'

...Brown travels the road from Mozart to Motown again tonight, taking in a few new sights...Brown, who staged his first Mozart to Motown revue last fall, is bringing the show...popular numbers." The first Mozart to Motown was something of a one-man show, with...

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What's goin' on: 40 years of Motown on the Web

...SITES: Motown40.com and 40 Years of Motown THE ADDRESSES: www.motown40.com and...ageless charm of that magic sound known as Motown. The little record company that could...achievements. So far, this has included the Motown halftime show at this year's Super Bowl...

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Stax label redux might revive Memphis soul

...counterpoint to the smooth Hitsville tracks produced at Motown. While Motown was producing polished products by the Jackson 5 and...flourishes and studio sheen that marked not only the Motown sound but also today's soul and R&B. Even contemporary...

Steven Uhles
Justin Timberlake drops out of 'Motown 45' celebration

...Timberlake has backed out of an agreement to co-host ABC's "Motown 45" special because of a conflict with filming his first movie...by the choice of Timberlake, who is white, to co-host the Motown special. The leader of Project Islamic Hope, Najee Ali, was...

Pistons thump Lakers for first title in 14 years

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Motown is Titletown. The descendants of the Bad Boys made sure of it with a stunning upset that was really no contest at all. Without...