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Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder

The Motown

On January 12, 1959, Gordon Berry Jr. founded the Motown record company was born in Detroit, and by promoting a new formula for making music that mixes soul, pop and funk permeated with the spirit of black music. The use of tambourine along with drums, bass, and choreographed dances, vocal arrangements and careful a special structure in the melody and the chords they sound simple, simple yet unique.
The Motown

Great artists and composers of the stature of the Temptations, Diana Ross & The Supremes, The Marvelles, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye... and of course Stevie Wonder, have turned into the Motown legend, with an influence not only in music but also in society. Stevie Wonder became part of the history of Motown in the early 60, when he was only 11 years at the hands of Ronnie White of The Miracles.

Gone are his beginnings as "Little Stevie" in 60, and his great creative period of 70 to adapt to more electronic sounds and trade of the 80s, but always with his unique and divine touch that has become one of the best and most influential artists and music composers of our time.

Now the Motown, in this new century in which everything seems to have changed, the company tries to maintain his own identity, but now under the control of the multinational Universal. The years go by and the celebrations try to give force to the flame, as happened in his 50th anniversary in the year 2009.
Although many members of this "big family" who have gone on the road in recent years Jheryl Busby, Levi Stubs, Uriel Jones and Norman Whitfield, the Motown is alive and present in the music scene thanks to new artists and others who are part of the history of this record company such as Stevie Wonder. Show your loyalty to this "family" is his contribution in what was his 25th anniversary, as we can see in the media player.
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