Motowns 50th BBC2 tonight and Mojo Magazine
Seems that Rob Moss recent words are proving correct, as the mainstream media do currently seem to be featuring a lot of 'Motown' is 50 related features
Here's two more motown connections that may be of interest, reported in the forums by cunnie and soul-slider
To celebrate its 50th anniversary, actor and passionate Motown fan Martin Freeman visits the record label's birthplace - Detroit - where he meets the unsung heroes of Motown, The Funk Brothers. You can see the 30-minute programme Motown: A Culture Show Special on Tuesday 6 January.
FREE CD: MOTOWN NUGGETS! This month MOJO celebrates Motown's 50th anniversary with 15 of the finest tracks from soul's greatest label. Feast on gems from Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Martha and The Vandellas, Gladys Knight & The Pips, The Supremes and many more!
THE 100 GREATEST MOTOWN TRACKS: Honouring Motown's golden birthday celebrations in style, MOJO chronicles the Detroit hit factory's remarkable history with a rundown of their 100 greatest tracks chosen by the likes of Iggy Pop, Mark E Smith, MC5, Gnarls Barkley, The Clash, Paul Weller and many more. PLUS! Exclusive interviews with Motown's main players including Berry Gordy, Holland-Dozier-Holland and Martha Reeves!