Download
1 / 9

Motown Powerpoint Presentation - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 3054 Views
  • Updated On :

Motown Detroit, Michigan “Motor City” Ford Assembly Line Brings African American workers to Detroit for work, opportunity, and non-segregation African Americans brought with them their music (Dixieland and Jazz!) 1960s – early 1970s Detroit Civil Rights Movement

Related searches for Motown Powerpoint Presentation

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Motown Powerpoint Presentation' - issac


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Motown l.jpg
Motown

Detroit, Michigan “Motor City”

Ford Assembly Line

Brings African American

workers to Detroit for work,

opportunity, and

non-segregation

African Americans brought

with them their music (Dixieland and Jazz!)

1960s – early 1970s

Detroit


Civil rights movement l.jpg
Civil Rights Movement

Brown vs. Board of Education

1954: Topeka, Kansas

“Separate but equal is inherently unequal.”

Rosa Parks

1955-1956: Montgomery, Alabama

Refused to give up her bus seat to a white man and was arrested.

Led to the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Martin Luther King Jr.

1963: “I Have A Dream” speech

More public awareness of the Civil Rights Movement

1955 – 1968

Attempt to abolish racial segregation in America.


Motown music groups l.jpg
Motown Music Groups

Marvin Gaye

The Marvelettes

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Stevie Wonder

The Jackson 5

The Temptations

The Supremes

“Dreamgirls” movie based on the story of the Supremes!


The marvelettes l.jpg
The Marvelettes

  • Began in 1961 as quintet

    called Casinyets (“Can’t

    Sing Yet”) out of Inkster,

    Michigan.

  • Came in fourth place in a

    school variety show and were then allowed to audition for Motown Records. They were offered a deal right away.

  • Gordy Berry renamed them the Marvelettes.

  • “Please Mr. Postman” became a #1 Billboard hit 14 weeks after its release.


Motown the beginning l.jpg

Motown: The Beginning

Berry Gordy- (Born 1929 in Detroit, Michigan) a. Dropped out of high school to become a boxer b. 1951-Drafted by the Army for the Korean War, earned his high school degree c. Returned home in 1953, opened a jazz record store d. Then worked on an assembly line-writing songs as he worked

Berry Gordy-The Beginnings of Success

a. Submitted songs to magazines, singers, contests b. Co-wrote “Reet Petite” which was recorded by Jackie Wilson in 1957 c. Began producing and recording his own artists: the Five Stars, the Miracles (with Smokey Robinson) d. 1959- Establishes Tamla Records which became Motown Records


Motown s role in racial integration of popular music l.jpg
Motown’s Role in Racial Integration of Popular Music

  • First record label to be owned by an African American

    b. First to feature mostly African American artists who gained crossover success


The motown sound l.jpg
The Motown Sound

The Motown Sound of the 1960sa. A style of soul music, stemming from sacred Gospel musicb. Use of tambourine along with drumsc. Prominent/melodic bass line played by electric bassd. Call and Response singing style originating from Gospel musice. Orchestration with strings and horns


Slide9 l.jpg

The Temptations

  • “My Girl”- First hit in 1964

  • Signed to the Motown label for over 40 years

  • Sold over 22 million albums by 1982

  • Always feature 5 African American vocalist/dancers

  • Recognizable for their

    choreography and stage suits

  • Said to be as influential to

    soul as the Beatles were to rock.

    The "Classic Five" lineup of the Temptations, circa 1965. Left to right: Melvin Franklin, Eddie Kendricks, Otis Williams, Paul Williams, and David Ruffin.


ad