Thursday, February 17, 2011

US President Barrack Obama organizes Motown tribute concert

Wonder, Stevie - 12 -  Superstition - UK - 1972
The White House will celebrate Black History Month with a Feb. 24concert celebrating Detroit's best-known musical import. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will host "The Motown Sound: In Performance at the White House," a tribute to therecord companyBerry Gordy Jr. founded here at the dawn of the 1960s.

The concert will be filmed for broadcast at 8 p.m. March 1 on PBS stations.

From The Detroit News:

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