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Little-known surf rock band Nick and the Jaguars, who released one single ("Ich-i-bon #1" / "Cool And Crazy") in August 1959. They weren't actually signed to Motown, though, as the label just leased that one single for a one-off deal. The first white artist to sign a proper contract with Motown was Debbie Dean, whose first single came out in February 1961.

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