He helped to shape the sound of Motown in the 1960s, first as an in-house session player and later as a solo artist with a string of hits, earning him the nicknames "Prince of Motown" and "Prince of Soul". He even considered trying out for the Detroit Lions of the NFL!
Black Music's Legendary Labels
The enduring music of Motown, Stax, Philadelphia International, and Vee-Jay
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