Featuring special appearances by:
Legendary Motown Founder Berry Gordy, Sony Music Chairman & Ceo Doug Morris, Broadway Producer Kevin Mccollum
AND PERFORMANCES BY CAST MEMBERS FROM THE NATIONAL TOUR OF MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
|Dean of the U.S. House|
John Conyers, Jr.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), The National Theatre, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group,in coordination with the Honorable John Conyers, Jr., the Congressional Black Caucus, and the Creative Rights Caucus, are hosting “Celebrating the Legacy of Motown Music” today, Thursday, December 3rd in the Rayburn House Office Building.
The special event will honor the iconic recordings of the legendary label, which include ‘The Marvelettes’ “Please Mr. Postman” (1961), The Supremes’ “Where Did Our Love Go” (1964), The Temptations’ “My Girl” (1964), The Jackson 5’s “ABC” (1970), and so many others.
The event will also feature special appearances by legendary Motown Records founder and Motown the Musical producer Berry Gordy, Sony Music Chairman & CEO and Motown the Musical co-producer Doug Morris, Motown the Musical co-producer Kevin McCollum and special performances by cast members from the North American Tour of Motown the Musical, playing at D.C.’s National Theatre starting December 1st. Rep. Conyers (D-Michigan) will introduce a resolution in the House of Representatives honoring the achievements of Berry Gordy and the musical history he created through Motown Records.
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