Vintage Motown Records

When Berry Gordy founded the Tamla and Motown record labels in January and September of 1959 respectively (the Motown Record Corporation itself was not incorporated until the following year), the entrepreneurial songwriter definitely had ambitions to spread the music of his hometown of Detroit far and wide. But it's probably a safe bet that even he could not have imagined how quickly the word "Motown" would become synonymous with the soul...Continue Reading