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Motown at 50: History, Music and Art


Motown at 50: History, Music and Art As Motown turns 50, we look back at some behind-the-scenes history with Motown album cover artist Curtis McNair. We'll talk about some of his favorite and best-known album covers, and hear about his least favorite work. Members of a Motown tribute group also join us to discuss Motown's significance and how fans of Motown music still react when they hear their favorite songs. GuestsCurtis McNair - Former Motown Album Cover Artist Cush Roberts - Leader of Spectrum, a Motown Tribute Group Darryl Grant - Member of Spectrum Spectrum performs at the Charlotte Symphony Motown concert April 25-26th. Album covers from Curtis McNair will also be displayed. See some of the Motown album covers designed by our guest, Curtis McNair