The Motown Invasion

Adam White presents a 40th anniversary profile of the early days of the label in Great Britain.



Adam White remembers the Motown invasion of the UK. He recalls a 1965 TV special in which Dusty Springfield introduced the British public to Motown's caravan of stars.

Adam White recalls how the British public were introduced to Motown's caravan of stars.

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In the first programme, White explains why Motown was still little known in Britain in 1965.

First of two programmes presented by Adam White profiling the Tamla Motown label, which launched 40 years ago in Britain.

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Adam White's story of the first Tamla Motown tour of the UK, exactly 40 years ago, examines the Ready Steady Go TV special hosted by Dusty Springfield.