Berry Gordy

Berry Gordy

Berry Gordy, Jr. (born November 28, 1929) is an American record producer, and the founder of the Motown record label, as well as its many subsidiaries.

Read more about Berry Gordy:  Early Years, Motown Record Corporation, Relocation To Los Angeles, Awards and Accolades, Statements About Motown Artists, Personal Life, In Popular Culture

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Music Of Detroit - R&B/Soul (Fortune & Motown Records)
... late 1950s the label originally known as Tamla Records was founded by auto plant worker Berry Gordy and became home to some of the most popular recording acts ... year, Jackie Wilson had his first hit with "Reet Petite", which was co-written by a young Berry Gordy Jr. ... In 1967, Berry Gordy purchased what is now known as Motown Mansion in Detroit's Boston-Edison Historic District ...
The Very Best Of The Jacksons - Track Listing
... "I Want You Back" The Corporation (Berry Gordy, Freddie Perren, Deke Richards, Alphonzo Mizell) 258 2 ... "The Love You Save" The Corporation (Berry Gordy, Freddie Perren, Deke Richards, Alphonzo Mizell) 300 4 ... "I'll Be There" Berry Gordy, Bob West, Willie Hutch, Hal Davis 358 5 ...
Gordy Family - Music Groups Formed Consisting of Family Members - LMFAO
... A duo consisting of Skyler Austen ("SkyBlu") Gordy (born August 23, 1986), grandson of Berry Gordy, Jr ... and Thelma Coleman through their son Berry Gordy IV and his wife Valerie Robeson, and also Stefan Kendal ("Redfoo") Gordy (born September 3, 1975), son of Berry Gordy, Jr ...
Berry Gordy - In Popular Culture
... third episode of The Kids in The Hall Fran dreams about being taken to the Grammys by Barry Gordy ... Gordy was portrayed by Billy Dee Williams (whose career Gordy had helped to jump-start in the 1970s) in the 1992 miniseries The Jacksons An American Dream ... The character Gordy Berry in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is a reference to Berry Gordy ...
Gordy Family - Businesspeople, Musicians, Recording Artists and Executives Within The Family - Berry Gordy
... A former boxer and jazz record store owner, Berry Gordy, Jr ... Amongst Gordy's earliest songwriting successes were songs he penned as one-third of the songwriting team behind Jackie Wilson's first legion of solo hits, including "Reet Petite", "To Be Loved" and "Lone ... By 1959, Gordy, fed up with not being paid royalties for his work with Wilson and other acts, decided to form a record label ...

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