Motown Founder Berry Gordy Jr. Announces Retirement

Maria Perez
Sep 25, 2019 - 4:03
Motown Founder Berry Gordy Jr. Announces Retirement

Berry Gordy Jr., the founder of Motown Records, has announced his retirement. Gordy, a Detroit, Michigan native, made the announcement onstage during Motown’s 60th-anniversary program at Orchestra Hall, the Detroit Free Press reported. Gordy discussed his planned retirement after Lee Daniels presented him with the Motown Legacy Award.  "I have come full circle," Gordy said during his announcement. "It is only appropriate [to announce this] while here in Detroit, the city where my fairy tale happened with all of you." "For years I have dreamt...

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