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From award winning author Andrea Davis Pinkney comes the story of the music that defined a generation and a movement that changed the worldBerry Gordy began Motown inwith anloan from his family He converted the garage of a residential house into a studio and recruited teenagers from the neighborhood like Smokey Robinson, Mary Wells, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, and Diana Ross to sing for his new label Meanwhile, the country was on the brink of a cultural revolution, and one of the most powerful agents of change in the following decade would be this group of young black performers from urban Detroit From Berry Gordy and his remarkable vision to the Civil Rights movement, from the behind the scenes musicians, choreographers, and song writers to the most famous recording artists of the century, Andrea Davis Pinkney takes readers on a Rhythm Ride through the story of Motown