'Oo Baby Baby:' Motown's 50th launched with a high-spirited soiree

October 21, 2007


‘Oo Baby Baby:’ Motown’s 50th launched with a high-spirited soiree
Susan Whitall / Detroit News Music Writer – Sunday, October 21, 2007

Motown M LogoA multi-year Motown party kicked off Saturday night with a five-hour bash at the Detroit Marriott, as Berry Gordy Jr. and his Motown family gathered to toast the coming 50th anniversary of the legendary record company Gordy founded in a modest house on the city’s near west side.

“We’re celebrating three things: One is Smokey (Robinson’s) and my 50 years as great friends, also 50 years of the Miracles being together, and 50 years of Motown and what it meant to us and the world,” Gordy said before taking the stage.

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