Standing In The Shadows of Motown (2002)

Standing In The Shadows of Motown

Amazon.comStanding in the Shadows of Motown is a must-see film for any fan of the Supremes, the Temptations, Marvin Gaye, or any other classic Motown stars. This swinging documentary celebrates the Funk Brothers–the team of studio musi (more…)

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10 Comments

  1. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Took me back to the good ol’ days
    OMG…..This was so fantastic. I have loved the music for years and listened to it as a kid but never realized the “Funk Band” was what made it all happen.

  2. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    The Men Behind the Sounds
    Here’s a DVD that will inform you while it’s charming the pants off you. It deals with Motown Records out of Detroit city and the musicians who comprised the rhythm section for…

  3. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    This DVD should be rated 10 Stars or more…
    Buy this magnificent DVD and pay homage to the greatest group of musicians ever assembled. The Funk Brothers WERE THE MUSIC behind the priceless Motown songs that are and always…

  4. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Entertaining and Informative
    This documentary details the contributions made by the Funk Brothers to the success and sound of Motown music.

  5. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    The truth revealed
    I was originally looking for a video on James Jamerson (baddest bass man to ever pick up the instrument).

  6. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Funk Bros. are fabulous
    I had been wanting to see this flick for some time. It was worth the wait. Getting the inside look at the men whose sound was an integral part of the Motown success (only in…

  7. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    the roots of American music
    Standing in the Shadows of Motown is to music, as A people’s history of the united states is to our country.

  8. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Wonderful documentary!
    Until I saw this documentary I always took for granted the music of Motown. I loved the music growing up but never took the time to learn about where the music came from.

  9. 4.0 out of 5 stars
    Standing in the Shadows of Motown
    The history of the studio musicians at Motown Records was very interesting. The music was, of course, great.

  10. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Awesome, enjoyable and informative
    My husband and I enjoyed this dvd. I never knew who were the Funk Brothers until this dvd, which was recommended by a friend.