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Motown : the sound of young America / by Adam White with Barney Ales ; and a foreword by Andrew Loog Oldham.

White, Adam, 1947- (author.). Ales, Barney, (author.). Oldham, Andrew Loog, (writer of foreword.).

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Summary:

In this first official visual history of the label, new research, a dazzling array of images, and unprecedented access to the archives of the makers and stars of Motown lend new insight to the legend. In addition to extensive specially commissioned photography of treasures extracted from the Motown archives, as well as the personal collections of Barney Ales and Motown stars, Motown: The Sound of Young America draws on interviews with key players from the label's colorful history, including Motown founder Berry Gordy, Barney Ales, Smokey Robinson, Mary Wilson, founding member of the Supremes, and many more.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Sherman County Public/School Library 781.644 (Text) 37039000177639 NON-FICTION Book Branch_Only_3months 09/22/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780500294857
  • ISBN: 0500294852
  • Physical Description: 399 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 28 cm
  • Edition: First paperback edition.
  • Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"With over 1,000 illustrations."
Originally published: 2016.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword / by Andrew Loog Oldham -- Motown at a glance -- Prelude: The fire this time -- In the beginning -- We don't serve coloured people -- Spreading the gospel -- Meet the Supremes -- Ready steady go! -- Nowhere to run -- Fill your head with dirt -- Shanghai celebration -- Sun country -- The last star -- Epilogue: Motownopoly.
Summary, etc.:
In this first official visual history of the label, new research, a dazzling array of images, and unprecedented access to the archives of the makers and stars of Motown lend new insight to the legend. In addition to extensive specially commissioned photography of treasures extracted from the Motown archives, as well as the personal collections of Barney Ales and Motown stars, Motown: The Sound of Young America draws on interviews with key players from the label's colorful history, including Motown founder Berry Gordy, Barney Ales, Smokey Robinson, Mary Wilson, founding member of the Supremes, and many more.
Subject: Motown Record Corporation.
Sound recording industry > Michigan > Detroit.
Soul music > History and criticism.
Soul musicians > United States.
Record labels > Michigan > Detroit.
Genre: Illustrated works.

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