Title

Motown crossover hits 1963–1966 and the creative process

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Fitzgerald, J 1995, 'Motown crossover hits 1963–1966 and the creative process', Popular Music, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 1-11.

Published version available from:

http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0261143000007601

Peer Reviewed

Peer-Reviewed

Abstract

In recent years there has been a marked resurgence of interest in early Motown songs, many of which have received widespread exposure via successful films such as The Big Chill, My Girl, The Commitments, Father of The Bride and Sister Act. The steady flow of CD re-releases and contemporary ‘covers’ further attests to the continuing appeal and relevance of the music.