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- Gordy, an admirer of the Matadors, took the song to the group, and got them a deal with End Records.
- Gordy was the seventh of eight children born to the middle class family of Berry Gordy, Sr.
- Gordy was also responsible for Tammi changing her stage name to Tammi Terrell to commemorate her fresh start with Motown.
- Gordy was impressed by Marvin's talent as a piano player and drummer and signed him as a session drummer for Motown.
- Gordy was brought up in a tight-knit family with strong morals.
- Kennedy Gordy born March 15, 1964 is the son of Berry Gordy and Berry's ex-girlfriend Margaret Norton.
- In the late- 1950s, he and collaborator Berry Gordy wrote a number of hit songs for Jackie Wilson.
- Michael Hayes joined Gordy and Roberts at the ring.
- He had just teamed with Terry Gordy and Buddy Roberts as the "Blackbird" in their feud with Michael Hayes.
- Also on the card, Terry Gordy and Steve Williams become the first time to win All-Japan's annual tag team tournament in consecutive years.
- Mable John Mable John (born November 3, 1930) is an American blues vocalist who was the first female signed by Berry Gordy to Motown's Tamla label.
- Gordy and his colleague Billy Davis had written a song called "Got a Job" as an answer song to "Get A Job", a recent hit by The Silhouettes.
- Gordy recruited a former member of The Velvelettes, Betty Kelly, to replace her.
- Crestfallen, Gordy and Sean track King down to convince him to take another shot at the big time.
- A host of country singers perform, as well as a surprise speech from President Bill Clinton (just an impersonator) who unveils a new stamp of Gordy.
- Dominated by Berry Gordy 's Motown empire and often referred to as the " Motown Sound ", Detroit soul is strongly rhythmic and influenced by gospel.
- Gordy some how convinced Rick James to give song writer credits to Smokey Robinson.
- Gaye played golf in the 1960s with a Motown clique that included Smokey Robinson and Berry Gordy Jr., both accomplished golfers.
- During his travels, Gordy meets a group of country singers, becomes a model and saves the grandson of a millionaire.
- When The Jackson 5 left Motown, Jermaine left the group and stayed at Motown, as he was married to Hazel Gordy, the daughter of Motown owner Berry Gordy.
- If Berry Gordy had a good song every act on the label might record it, until HE liked it.
- A year later, Gordy would have his head slammed by the cage door from Fritz Von Erich, in retaliation.
- The Bass Brothers also head a Detroit record label called Web Entertainment, home to both rock artists (The Romantics) and hip-hop acts (King Gordy).
- R&B legend Smokey Robinson wrote it specifically for the group in collaboration with Barry Gordy, head of Motown Records.
- Gordy turned to a song writer by the name of Rick James to update the Motown sound.
- Without Wilson and Gordy, the Holloway girls penned 'Bah-Bah-Bah', a track that appeared on Diana Ross and the Supremes' 1968 album 'Reflections'.
- Under advisement from Berry Gordy, Wilson declined to reunite, and the idea was scrapped.
- As a groggy Hayes had Luger pinned, Luger put his foot on the ropes trying to negate the pin but Gordy removed his foot.
- In 1957, Wilson recorded Reet Petite, a song Gordy had co-written with his sister Gwen and writer-producer Billy Davis.
- Through his sister Gwen, Gordy met a local manager named Al Green; when one of his new acts, Jackie Wilson, needed a song, Berry was the man who provided it.
- Instead of buying the song for Wilson, Gordy offered Wells a contract as an artist.
- Hayes and Gordy won the Mid-South tag titles for the first time on November 24, 1979, defeating Bill Watts and Col.
- The Freebirds were last together when Hayes, Gordy, and Garvin worked for the Global Wrestling Federation in 1994, ending the group after 15 years.
- Hayes feuded with Luger and won the U.S. Title from him after Terry Gordy surprised everybody and interfered in the match.
- In the 1980s, he became head of the Motown Records Group and worked with Berry Gordy, Jr.
- In late 1963, Berry Gordy chose Diana Ross as the official lead singer of the group.
- Berry Gordy got his start as a songwriter for local Detroit acts such as Jackie Wilson and The Matadors.
- When Whitfield presented "Grapevine" to Berry Gordy, the producer was stunned when Gordy turned it down sensing the song "wasn't a hit" and that "it sucked".
- Thanks to the intercession of a friend, Wonder was introduced to Berry Gordy, president of Detroit-based Motown Records, and Gordy 's producer Brian Holland.
- Although he was named "Berry Gordy, Jr.", Gordy is technically "Berry Gordy III", because his paternal grandfather was also named Berry Gordy.
- In 1958, Robinson met songwriter Berry Gordy, who co-wrote for them the single "Got a Job", an answer song to the Silhouettes' hit single "Get a Job".
- Robinson is one of the primary figures associated with Motown, second only to the company's founder, Berry Gordy.
- Setting up a publishing company, Gordy met a young singer named William "Smokey" Robinson, who fronted a group called the Miracles.
- The original record label credits Bill "Smokey" Robinson as the writer, with Berry Gordy as producer.
- Gordy subsequently requested an entire album of similar tracks from Gaye.
- After a concert in Detroit, Michigan, Gaye was recruited for a solo career by Berry Gordy, Jr.
- While working out the song, Gaye mentioned he had his first "major" power struggle with Motown head Berry Gordy over its composition.
- Ballard was replaced in the Supremes by Gordy with Cindy Birdsong, a member of Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles.
- Gordy gave Ballard a list of names to choose from; she chose The Supremes, which both Wilson and Ross disliked at first, thinking it too masculine.
- In early 1967, it was announced that Gordy would be changing the group's name to "Diana Ross & the Supremes".
- Beginning in 1968, Berry Gordy commissioned a number of collaborations for the Temptations with Diana Ross & the Supremes.
- Rhonda Ross Kendrick is the daughter of Gordy and his most successful female Motown artist, Diana Ross, with whom he had a five year relationship.
- Gordy said he immediately wanted to bring Gaye to Motown after seeing him perform, impressed by his vocals and piano playing.
- Shortly afterwards, the Temptations met with Smokey Robinson and Berry Gordy, and the group re-signed with Motown in 1980.
- Quiet a few years ago I saw a television show in celebration of either diana ross, berry gordy or just a Celebration of Motown.
- Gordy instead had the song released as the final Diana Ross & the Supremes single, though neither Mary Wilson nor Cindy Birdsong sang on the record.
- Gaye refused to record any more until Gordy gave in and the song became a surprise hit in January 1971.
- In 1961 Reeves was hired as a secretary at Motown and by 1962 had convinced Gordy to record her group.
- Motown > Marvin Gaye > Diana Ross
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