Prominent Motown studio musician and Funk Brothers member Bob Babbitt has died. He was 74.
Aretha Franklin told the news network she’s a longtime fan of the show and would like to take a vital a role in picking the next “American Idol.”
The 27-minute documentary takes a look inside the historic buildings, introducing the viewer to lifelong residents, those who fought to keep the projects open, and today’s squatters.
Motown is mourning the lost of Dick Clark, longtime host of “American Bandstand” — a show on which many Detroit acts got their start.
The son of a Motown Records behind-the-scenes legend and inspiration for bassists the world over said he’s planning to pay tribute to this father the best way he knows how.
The son of one of the founding members of the Motown singing group The Contours was shot to death at the Detroit night club he managed early New Year’s Day.
Organizers describe the “Return of Motown” gala as one-of-a-kind. It’s designed to bring the excitement and innovative spirit of Motown back home to Detroit.
The legendary roll and roller from England told museum officials following a July concert at Comerica Park that he wanted to help restore an 1877 Steinway grand piano played by some Detroit music greats he considers idols.
The public is invited to a viewing for late Motown figure Esther Gordy Edwards in Detroit.
Esther Gordy Edwards, founder of Detroit’s Motown Museum and mentor to Motown stars, has died at the age of 91.