The Motown Effect

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a documentary exploring the social impact Motown Records had on American society and Civil Rights during the 60’s and 70’s.

featuring interviews with:

Lamont Dozier
Randy Jackson
Paul Gambaccini
Fred Bronson
Chris Sampson
Audley Smith

brief history of the origins of Motown

background on the state of civil rights at the time

how the music of Motown influenced, and was influenced by society

Motowns impact in context to Martin Luther King

a look at the state of the music industry today, and how it compares For my final year major production at Bournemouth University BATV television production course

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  • darwind

    Super short doc. Not alot of info. Just opinion.

    Standing in the Shadows of Motown is better.

  • Erin

    Ugh. The guy in the light polo is the worst kind of overly-nostalgic Boomer.

    That music today cannot be a progressive force in society today is a gross oversimplification.