Where Did Our Love Go?: The Rise and Fall of the Motown Sound (Music in American Life) (Paperback)

Where Did Our Love Go?: The Rise and Fall of the Motown Sound (Music in American Life)

From Publishers Weekly
George, an editor at Billboard and author of The Michael Jackson Story, recounts the story of Motown Records, founded by Berry Gordy in Detroit in 1959 and now located in Hollywood. In the end, the author concludes (more…)

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4 Comments

  1. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Give me the music!
    I don’t want the gossip, I want the music. Nelson George gives that to us in this excellent book. Yeah, there are some cool insider/gossip tales here, but it doesn’t overwhelm the…

  2. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    The Motown Bible of it’s day
    For the time that it was written, I found this book to be my Motown bible. I still enjoy reading this book on Motown by someone who does not have an axe to grind with the company…

  3. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    A Must for fans of the Motown Sound
    I found this book to be very informative on the music that I grew up with but it also revealed how Mr. Gordy has ruined the lives of talented but uneducated people.

  4. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Get this book!
    Part of the success of Motown lies in Berry Gordy’s tight control over public relations. Put simply, he would not cooperate with reporters until and unless he knew, and approved…