Motown Records: Pimps, Prostitutes, the Detroit Mafia and the Sound of Teenage America

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By Jake Brennan

Motown Records: Pimps, Prostitutes, the Detroit Mafia and the Sound of Teenage America

Tuesday, 8 October

Motown Records is one of the most successful musical industry endeavors or all time. The music and the megastars Motown produced; Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder and the Jackson 5 defined a generation. But that success is marred by rumors. Rumors that the record label and its innovative owner were controlled by the quote unquote black hand of the white American mob.

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