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Who was the founder of Motown

Berry Gordy Jr.

How did blues musicians use alterations of the major scale that became known as blue tonality

bending (lowering) the 3rd, 5th, and 7th scale degree (apex)

Which artist was known as the Father of the Blues

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

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

carefully control the image of the African American artists.

Berry Gordy Jr had a unique approach to artist promotion Which of the following statements best describes his method


He deliberately promoted African American artists with special attention to their image.

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.

Why was it difficult for record companies to send royalty payments to early blues artists

Blues artists were traveling musicians, making it difficult to establish a permanent address.

(APEX )

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

TRUE (apex)

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.

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

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

What is Going On was an important concept album released by

marvin gaye (apex)

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)

Diana Ross was the lead singer for the Supremes

True

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.

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.

Songs were written by Motown songwriters successfully because they could

Motown songwriters were successful because they were some of the best songwriters in the world. Besides that, they worked in a totally collaborative environment. They wrote songs together, learned from each other, competed with one another, inspired one another, etc.

Which concept is associated with the beginning of gospel music

The field-holler

Which artist is considered queen of soul

Aretha Franklin

Which musicians was a member of the Funk Brothers

The Funk Brothers were session musicians who provided the backing to most Motown recordings. Some of the musicians were Jack Ashford, Robert White, and Eddie Willis.

Which statement of traditional African American songs is correct

The songs were connected to life and daily functions.

What was important about the James brown song say it out loud im black and im proud

All of the above

Brian Holland Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland were a producing team for Motown.

true

Who was of the founders of Motown was smokey Robinson who was also the lead singer for

The Miracles

What musician was associated with the boogie woogie style piano playing

Clarence β€œPine Top” Smith

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