Motown: The Early Years (2005)

Motown: The Early Years

Are You Ready For A Brand-New Beat? The gritty urban environment, the burgeoning pride and drive of black Americans, and blues, soul and gospel influences combined to form the music coming out of Detroit in the early 1960s. The sounds (more…)

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  1. 3.0 out of 5 stars
    Not all of the Motown Magic has been captured here
    Despite the title, this IS NOT a collection of archival clips of Motown’s classic groups. This was a PBS television concert special featuring performances by some of Motown’s…

  2. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Motown Review
    This DVD is one of the best products I have seen relating to the MoTown story.. It is entertaining and informative. I loved it!!!!!!!

  3. 1.0 out of 5 stars
    Rent first, to avoid the heartache!!!
    I first saw this when it came on constantly on my local public broadcasting station and I really enjoyed it, but I wanted to be able to watch it without having to listen to…

  4. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Classic and Lovely
    This DVD release of early Motown music features up beat Soul music performed by survivors of several groups. For a baby boomer this is my kind of music.

  5. 3.0 out of 5 stars
    Okay, not great
    For those complaining that calling this “The Early Years” is misleading, reading the packaging or product descriptions should have clued you in that these are performances from…

  6. 4.0 out of 5 stars
    Thanks for the Memories
    As Barbra Streisand once sang “THe Way We Were”, this early day’s of Motown brought back the thrill of a new sound that is close to anyone’s heart over the age of 50.