This week I learned

This week I learned the incredible backstory to Motown records, and more

Lauren Hansen
June 5, 2014
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Read more about the facts mentioned:

A brief history of Motown (Time)

Motown: Not the same old songs (NPR)

"Fingertips" shoots up the charts (The Pop History Dig)

Learn about the Motown Museum (Motown Museum)

Listen to the top 30 Motown hits:

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