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HITSVILLE The Birth of Tamla Motown

HITSVILLE The Birth of Tamla Motown magazine cover

Recently seen this on Facebook and thought it worth sharing.................hope it's in appropriate section.

Exciting News from MODUS The House Of Soul

We are on schedule to publish our first book at the beginning of November 2016 'HITSVILLE The Birth Of Tamla Motown' featuring 192 pages written by Keith Rylatt and designed by Stuart Russell, detailing the origins of Tamla Motown in Britain and the work done by Dave Godin, Clive Stone and the Tamla Motown Appreciation Society to bring it's artists to these shores.
The book contains many never before seen photos and memorabilia from the Clive Stone Collection.
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further to my previous post - more info on the release of the new book that I've copied from their web page


Book Update!


We are pleased to report 'Hitsville! The Birth of Tamla Motown' is now with the printers and the launch has been set for 12th November  (just in time for Santa's sack). This will take place at The House of Soul, Belper, when the book will be on sale for the first time with a signing by the author Keith Rylatt from 1.00p.m. 

We shall also be staging an exhibition consisting of over 70 of Clive's previously unseen original photographs (currently at the framers) and as a one day only bonus giving 10% discount on all our Motown vinyl.

What we are certain is going to be a splendid occasion will be rounded off with a dance in the evening at 'The Old King's Head Belper', with our regular D.J's (Full line-up to be announced).

We hope that you can make it on the day, get a first look at this amazing book, Clive Stone's astonishing photographs and see what we are up to at Modus, The House of Soul.  


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