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“Motown was about music for all people – white and black, blue and green, cops and the robbers. I was reluctant to have our music alienate anyone.”

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Gordy who #OTD in 1959 at age 30 began Motown Records (originally called Tamla Records) with an $800 loan from his family. The Detroit music label would go on to discover & create music with legendary artists like Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, & Stevie Wonder.

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