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Happy Birthday Mr. Berry Gordy. Photo credit: Rick Polk/Getty Images For Hollywood Pantages

from the Guardian

In pictures: Motown turns 50

Berry Gordy was the founder of Motown. His vision was to replicate the mass production methods of companies like Ford within the pop industry

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Berry Gordy Jr and the Supremes studio portrait, 1965, USA. Clockwise from top: Berry Gordy, Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, Florence Ballard. Photo by Gilles Petard/Redferns

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"Little Stevie Wonder," as Berry Gordy dubbed Steveland Judkins after his audition at Motown studios, was only 12 years old when he recorded his first hit, "Fingertips".

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