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WHEN MOTOWN AND ‘GOLDEN WORLD’ WERE AS ONE

February 16th, 2015
The label and its subsidiaries were purchased by Berry Gordy in 1966, and folded into Gordy's Motown Record Corporation. The Golden World studio became Motown's "Studio B", working in support of the original Motown recording studio (Studio A) at Hitsville USA. Before its purchase by Gordy, the studio's recordings often included moonlighting Motown back-up musicians, including James Jamerson on bass and George McGregor, who was the studio percussionist.

GOLDEN WORLD RECORDS and its subsidiaries were purchased by Berry Gordy in 1966 and folded into Gordy’s Motown Record Corporation. The Golden World studio became Motown’s “Studio B”, working in support of the original Motown recording studio (Studio A) at Hitsville USA. Before its purchase by Gordy, the studio’s recordings often included moonlighting Motown back-up musicians, including James Jamerson on bass and George McGregor, who was the studio percussionist. (Click on image 2x for largest possible view). source: Golden World; Wikipedia

LOST IN THE ’50S: THIS WEEK! THE HONOR ROLL OF HITS!

February 14th, 2015

AMERICA’S WEEKLY HIT PARADER: THE NATION’S TOP TUNES INDEX

 MELODY OF LOVE * Billy Vaughn * BILLBOARD (No. 01) 2/12/1955

Billboard 02-12-55

AMERICA’S WEEKLY HIT PARADER: THE NATION’S TOP TUNES INDEX

MR. SANDMAN * The Chordettes * BILLBOARD (No. 04) 2/12/55

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