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Berry Gordy: The Man in the Middle

Mick Brown, The Sunday Times, 1984

Surrounded by the stars he created – Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson and Diana Ross – stands Berry Gordy, the man who 25 years ago founded the most influential record company in the world – Tamla Motown. In his first-ever interview for a British magazine, he talks to Mick Brown about the making of Motown.

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