Berry Gordy and Stevie Wonder
Berry Gordy was the founder of Motown. His vision was to replicate the mass production methods of companies like Ford within the pop industry
Berry Gordy, Founder of Motown. Oh what we've done with your music and passion for bring communities TOGETHER through music.
Diana Ross & The Supremes with Berry Gordy Jr.
Motortown Revue | 1965 4/6
Smokey Robinson and Berry Gordy
"Hitsville USA" is the location of Motown Records at 2648 West Grand Blvd. in Detroit, where Berry Gordy started his own label, Tamla. (The Detroit News archives)
Berry Gordy listening to Little Stevie Wonder, 1960s.
Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye at the microphone in Motown's Detroit recording studio in 1965. Ph. Gilles Petard
"Little Stevie Wonder," as Berry Gordy dubbed Steveland Judkins after his audition at Motown studios, was only 12 years old when he recorded his first hit, "Fingertips".
The Motown magic