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Detroit Makes Motown Legacy Part of Revival Effort

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January will mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of Motown Records, which became world famous for its distinct sound and star performers such as Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye and numerous others. The Detroit-based company was topping the record charts during the 1960s, and its success continued after a move from Detroit to Los Angeles a little over a decade later. Motown Records was sold in 1994 and now operates under a parent company. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.

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