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Motown Music, Money, Sex, and Power by Gerald L. Posner

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Published by Random House Trade Paperbacks .
Written in English


  • Popular Music,
  • Music,
  • Black Musicians And Their Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Business Aspects,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Industries - Media & Communications Industries,
  • Music / Business Aspects,
  • Gordy, Berry,
  • Motown Record Corporation

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8021117M
ISBN 100812974689
ISBN 109780812974683

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