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Concurrently, she was entrenched in Motown and classic rock by virtue of her singer, songwriter, and guitarist father Ron Daughton’s involvement in a classic rock band.

Between the two there was a show in the Theater, UPTOWN, three talented young men dancing and singing to Motown and other music from groups who had sung in the famous New York, Apollo theater.

Similarly, the velvety allure of Nightmare on Wax’s “Typical” transported me into Motown’s heyday.

When the group signed to Motown in 1961, Mcglown left the group and their name was changed to The Supremes.

I wanted to utilize Motown as a platform for other entrepreneurs.

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I know that Detroit is losing market share in auto sales, but how did they let the Motown sound slip out of their hands?

The ambiance is almost asexual as rockabilly and Motown play in the background.

Motown (one would probably say the softest of the four at that point) certainly had reach into the white teenage audience.

The ‘Britain is the new Motown’ award: Why are so many hot young soul and R&B singers coming out of Merrie Olde England?

Nobody in their right mind would think of denying Motown residents the right to flee the city in search of a brighter future.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Motown, such as: arsenal of democracy, automobile city, big d, city of straits, fordtown, and motor capital of the world.

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