Motown Magic

Although not all the artists here recorded on the Motown label, It was an incredible era for soul & blues. It was the background to my formative years. Loved it then & love it now.
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Marvin Gaye - One of the most gifted, visionary, and enduring talents ever launched into orbit by the Motown hit machine, Marvin Gaye blazed the trail for the continued evolution of popular black music. Moving from lean, powerful R & B, to stylish, sophisticated soul, to finally arrive at an intensely political and personal form of artistic self-expression, his work not only redefined soul music as a creative force but also expanded its impact as an agent for social change.
The Supremes were an American female singing group and the premier act of Motown Records during the 1960s. The Supremes were the most commercially successful of Motown's acts and are, to date, America's most successful vocal group with 12 number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100.
Patti LaBelle and Diana Ross----A vintage shot for posterity
The Supremes (Diana Ross, Mary Wilson & Florence Ballard)
Marvin Gaye
A very young Marvin Gaye.