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Motown Records, also known as Tamla-Motown outside of the United States, is a record label originally based out of Detroit, Michigan ("Motor City", hence mo(tor)town), from where it achieved widespread international success. Motown played an important role in the racial integration of popular music as the first record label owned by an African American and primarily featuring African American artists to regularly achieve crossover success and have a widespread, lasting effect on the music industry.

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    Hello - I just want to tell people about a Culture Show special on 50 years of Motown on 6th Jan. I work on the team, and thought it would be great to get a bit of interest in it/a buzz around it. The show features Martin Freeman (a huge fan) going to Detroit to meet the Funk Brothers among others. It's on Tues 6th Jan at 10pm on BBC Two - there's also a preview on the website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/cultureshow/videos/2009/01/s5_e19_motown_preview/ Hope you like it! F
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