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Arenita Toni Walker (The Lollipops, Godmoma, Love Anonymous)

Arenita ‘Toni’ Walker’s debut single on local label Impact, a self-penned track called Step Aside Baby, was very successful for The Lollipops in Detroit, contributing the Motown’s decision to buy the label in 1968 securing…

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William ‘Mickey’ Stevenson – Motown’s First A&R Man

Mickey Stevenson, Motown’s 1st A&R man. A songwriter and producer, most famous for his pivotal contribution to Motown’s success during the 60s by seeking out artists, musicians, songwriters, producers, arrangers, choreographers, distributors….and generally making it…

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George Kerr – Motown staff writer / solo artist / songwriter & producer

American singer, songwriter and producer born in Ocilla, Georgia but generally connected to the NY/NJ area. He sang lead for Little Anthony & The Imperials prior to learning production from Raynoma Liles Gordy. Kerr wrote for and/or produced…

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