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Motown Biography

In 1957 a singing group called the Matadors, who were fronted by a young singer called Smokey Robinson, auditioned unsuccessfully for Jackie Wilson's manager. But another young man who watched the audition saw something Wilson's manager had obviously missed and persuaded the group to change their name to the Miracles and work with him instead. The rest is history.

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The Latest Motown News

Deke Richards, The Man Behind Motown's Biggest Hits, Dies Aged 68

26th March 2013

Deke Richards, the lead writer for famed record label Motown who penned hit tracks for The Jackson 5 and Diana...

The Spinners' Bobbie Smith Dies, Aged 76

18th March 2013

Bobbie Smith of the soul group The Spinners, passed away on Saturday (March 16, 2013) at the age of 76....

Bobby Rogers Dies Aged 73: Tributes Flood In For 'miracles' Man

4th March 2013

Bobby Rogers, the soul singer and song writer who co-founded The Miracles and was a part of the first million-selling...

Motown Legends To Perform At History-making Oxford Union Talk

11th January 2013

Motown legends Percy Sledge, Sheila Ferguson and Brenda Holloway will perform at Britain's prestigious Oxford University union for the first...

Paul Mccartney Unveils Restored Motown Piano

20th September 2012

A legendary Motown piano Sir Paul Mccartney paid to have restored made its long-awaited debut at a charity event in...

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