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HITSVILLE U.S.A. Motown was founded Jan. 12, 1959 as Tamla Records by Barry Gordy in Detroit, Michigan. Although it, and its subsidiary labels (Tamla, Gordy, V.I.P. and Soul) never outsold the Big Four labels of Columbia, RCA, Capital and Atlantic. It was arguably the most important label of popular music, bringing, as it did, the R&B, soul sounds to a mainstream, white audience. 374.  What was the name of the first act signed to Motown? (a: 320) 375.  What was Motown’s first hit on Billboards Hot 100? (a: 321) 376.  Who had the hit with it? (a: 321) 377.  What was Motown’s first #1 hit? (a: 321) 378.  Who released the song? (a: 322) In 1975 another group notched a #1 hit with the same song. 379.  What was the name of this group? (a: 322) 380.  What was Motown’s first million selling single? (a: 322)

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