He founded the first African-American-owned record label to reach widespread national acclaim - FRON
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He founded the first African-American-owned record label to reach widespread national acclaim. Who is he and what was the name of the company?
In 1959, Berry Gordy Jr. founded Motown Records, the most successful black owned music company in the history of the United States. The label produced top acts such as The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and The Jackson Five. Click on his photo to read more about him. (Content courtesy Biography.com.)
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