About Gerald Posner. Artists like Elvis Presley or Motown music money sex and power in Manchester Beatles are the record company ideal, showing steady sales year after year. He then found steady work and saved enough to launch his own businesses.
Pete Seeger on Moe Asch and Folkways Records Interview by Tony Scherman, Rock's Backpages AudioJanuary The folk revival's elder statesman pays tribute to Folkways founder Moe Asch: talks about the label's evolution, its principles and modus operandi, and its value as a preserver of marginal musical forms.
Metallica: Elektra: a Label Celebrates its Heritage. As to others complaints, they may be more knowledgeable of the Motown experience but I'm glad I read this book to learn more. They were one of the original English punk bands inspired by the Sex Pistols' visit to Manchester and quickly grew
PopMatters is wholly independent, women-owned and operated. It was an interesting and enlightened book. They arepresented as they lived and worked: a clan of friends, lovers, competitors, and sometimes vicious foes. If you already know anything about Motown - you probably know more than what this book contains.
Most considered these moments special, but Berry found them only amusing. Rotting plasterboard was hidden by fresh wallpaper, and bursting pipes had been concealed under duct tape. Page Flip: Enabled. DPReview Digital Photography. The promise of assembly-line jobs in auto plants had lured many southerners to Detroit since the mids.
The Winley Records man talks about writing for the Clovers, Ruth Brown and more for Atlantic Records in the '50s; starting his label and being cursed out by Billie Holiday ; hearing rap via his daughters; cutting Afrika Bambaataa's first sides, and putting together the Super Disco Brake's series of breakbeat albums.
However, the Gordy work ethic somehow seemed to dissipate when it came to the youngest sons, Robert and Berry. The name field is required. It's been a bad week for music fans — but a good week for the industry.
I returned the book before I finished the first chapter. Many of them were abandoned or otherwise treated poorly by the man who claimed to have made them what they were. And it's just possible the record label was named for the music the company's top group, Gladys Knight