June 4, 2012
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

June 4, 2012

on

  • 316 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
316
Views on SlideShare
316
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

June 4, 2012 June 4, 2012 Presentation Transcript

  • June 4, 2012 How historically significant is a popular musician? In order to study the history of an era, do you need toknow what kind of music people listened to?
  • Objective: Students will examine the issues around the establishment of Motown Records. They will examine documents related to Motown records, answer comprehension questions, and synthesize their knowledge by writing a short response
  • Homework: Review for final Create Study guide Complete any missing work
  • Vocabulary: Berry Gordy Songwriter Built Motown records Discovered Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, The Supremes, the Jackson 5, and the Commodores
  • Vocabulary: Producer Like a film director, but for music Supervises the recording of the music
  • Vocabulary: Crossover Something that has appeals to many groups Crossover means something appeals to two types of audiences Hip-hop and pop music Country and rock and roll
  • Motown Nickname for Detroit – Motor City – Motor town – Motown Founded by Berry Gordy African American owned and operated
  • Motown Hugely successful Popular performers discovered by Gordy and Motown:The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, Jimmy Ruffin, The Contours, The Four Tops
  • Motown Hugely successful Popular performers discovered by Gordy and Motown: Gladys Knight & the Pips, The Commodores, The Velvelettes, Martha and the Vandellas, Stevie Wonder and The Jackson 5.
  • The Four Tops
  • The Jackson 5
  • The Supremes
  • Gladys Knight and the pips / Stevie Wonder
  • Berry Gordy and the MoviesProduced Lady Sings the Blues and The WizDirected Mahogany
  • Billy Dee Williams Career was started when Berry Gordy insisted that he play a lead role in “Lady Sings The Blues”
  • Diana Ross Star with the Supremes Star on her own Star in the movies
  • The Jackson 5 Discovered by Gordy Became so popular they had a cartoon show about them
  • The importance of Motown Made African American music popular with all Americans Made African American musicians popular with all Americans This is crossover appeal
  • Check for Understanding: Who was Berry Gordy? What is a producer? What does crossover mean?
  • Independentpractice: Read summary Underline important points Answer questions
  • Exit Ticket: Who was Berry Gordy? What is a producer? What does crossover mean?