Due to the recent release of the hit movie ‘Detroit’ (2017) directed by Kathryn Bigelow, starring John Boyega and Will Poulter, I have republished the podcast which was recorded two years ago. The podcast includes an interview with Stuart Cosgrove, the author of ‘Detroit *67’ which references the events that occurred.
The Epic Story of Motown and Detroit’s Independent Soul Music Scene
It’s January 1967—and one of the worst snowstorms in decades is blanketing Detroit, Michigan. Berry Gordy, owner of Motown Records, is trapped in his home, unable to do anything about the internal war ravaging his most successful group, The Supremes. Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Florence Ballard are imploding as Ballard battles alcoholism and the aftermath of rape. But soon, even more chaos will descend on Detroit. As the year heats up, melting the snow, Gordy and his city face one of the most challenging periods of its existence. Continue reading Stuart Cosgrove – Detroit 67