Motown Turns 50 – See Great Photo Gallery


The Marvelettes, Motown Girl Group

The Marvelettes, Motown Girl Group. Photograph: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty

Originally Detroit based Motown music label celebrates its 50th birthday.  guardian.co.uk published a wonderful photo gallery of the legendary music enterprise, that launched classic girl groups like The Marvelettes, The Supremes and The Miracles and started the careers of stars like Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and Michael Jackson. Motown was also home to the great songwriter Norman Whitfield and the classic song writing team Brian Holland, his brother Edward Holland and Lamont Dozier.

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