Berry Gordy borrowed $800 from his family on Jan. 12, 1959 to start a record label. He rented an eight-room house on 2648 W. Grand Blvd, in Detroit. The house was to be the future home of Motown Records and would become known as “Hitsville USA” to millions. When you think of the music that […]

The founder of Motown Records, Berry Gordy turns 88 years old today. After earning some money as a songwriter, Berry started Motown Records. Over the years he signed such artists as The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, Jimmy Ruffin, The Contours, The Four Tops., Gladys Knight & The Pips, The Commodores, The Velvelettes, Martha Reeves […]

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