To Be Loved: The Music, the Magic, the Memories of Motown by Berry Gordy

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To Be Loved: The Music, the Magic, the Memories of Motown

If you love the music of Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, or Smokey Robinson, you will love Berry Gordys life story. Founder of Motown, Gordy was instrumental in launching the careers of these and many other popular musicians, singers and songwriters.In this candid autobiography, Gordy gives an authentic personal account of his careerfrom the inception of his label, founded with $800 borrowed from his family, to the development of an entertainment empire sold to MCA for $61 million. Along the way, Gordy and his artists faced racism and both personal and professional challengesand overcame them to leave an indelible mark on American popular culture.To Be Loved is the inspiration for Motown: The Musical, which opened on Broadway in April 2013.
Publisher: RosettaBooks ISBN: 9780795333705 Pages: 445