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Who was the founder of Motown

Berry Gordy Jr.

What is the best way to describe the unique combination of music styles that creates soul music

Gospel and blues

Berry Gordy Jr used a different strategy to promote his Motown artists by

deliberately promoting African American artists with attention to their image.

The early blues musicians used which combination of instruments

Early Blues musicians used a combination of harmonica and guitar.

Which artist was known as the Father of the Blues

W. C. Handy is often referred to as the Father of the Blues.

The black soul anthem Say It Loud you are Black and you are Proud was written by which of the following artists

James Brown.

Charm school was a vital part of Berry Gordy Jr's vision to

carefully control the image of the African American artists.

Slaves were allowed to practice Christianity because

some of the teachings taught the slaves to be more submissive. (APEX)

Billy Preston's approach to playing what instrument was unprecedented in gospel music

Hammond organ

What concept of factory production was borrowed to produce the hit records at Motown

The assembly-line concept used in the automobile industry was borrowed to produce the hit records at Motown.

The lead singer for the Motown female group called the Supremes was Diana Ross

TRUE (apex)

The King of Gospel title was given to Rev James Cleveland

Yes, the King of Gospel was given the name Reverend James Cleveland.

Donny Hathaway and Donna Summers won a Grammy for the song duet Where Is the Love

It was sung by Donny Hathaway and Roberta Flack.

The assembly-line concept of building cars had a big influence on Berry Gordy Jr's structure for producing Motown

true (apex)

Which gospel artist recorded the song Move On Up a Little Higher

Mahalia Jackson recorded the song 'Move On Up a Little Higher.'

A gospel quartet singing without instrumental accompaniment is called

a capella

Smokey Robinson was a founding member of Motown as well as the lead singer for

The Miracles

Early blues recordings were categorized in which two ways

Rural (country) and urban

Which of the following musicians was a member of the Funk Brothers

All of the above

The sound of southern soul was produced by what independent record label

stax (apex)

Motown songwriters were successful because they had the ability to

Motown songwriters were successful because they had the ability to write songs for African-American artists that appealed to both African-Americans and white audiences.

Earl Van Dyke was a leader of the band the Funk Brothers as a

As A Pianist (Apex)

James Brown helped to set the standard for the soul music sound

True

Motown session musician Earl Van Dyke directed the Funk Brothers as a heavy-handed what

Motown session musician Earl Van Dyke directed the Funk Brothers as a heavy handed leader.

Is Country gospel music is also considered urban gospel music

False

Which concept is associated with the beginning of gospel music

The field-holler

Who sang ending song in secretariat movie

The Edwin Hawkins Singers - Oh Happy Day

White southern gospel music is also considered country gospel music

true (apex)

Which statement of traditional African American songs is correct

The songs were connected to life and daily functions.

What musician was not a member of the funk brother

marvin gaye

What musician was associated with the boogie woogie style piano playing

Clarence β€œPine Top” Smith

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