Standing In The Shadows Of Motown

What's left to be said about the "Motown Sound," that treasure trove of pop 'n' soul music that once poured forth from Berry Gordy's tiny Detroit studio? A lot, it turns out. Vocal artists like the Supremes, the Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson and the Four Tops, whose records first charted in the early 1960s, became household names. But few people...read more

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Standing in the Shadows of Motown (2002), a documentary about a group of Detroit musicians who backed up dozens of Motown artists.
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02:10 — A documentary about the Funk Brothers, a group of Detroit musicians who backed up dozens of Motown artists from 1959 to 1972.

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  • Released: 2002
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: What's left to be said about the "Motown Sound," that treasure trove of pop 'n' soul music that once poured forth from Berry Gordy's tiny Detroit studio? A lot, it turns out. Vocal artists like the Supremes, the Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson an… (more)

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