Today’s Must-Read

Nov 7th, 2008 // 3 Comments

Vanity Fair‘s oral history of Motown, which even tracked down charm-school owner Maxine Powell, who was charged, as she says, with teaching the label’s artists about “being gracious and classy, because classy will turn the heads of kings and queens.” [Vanity Fair]

  1. Christian John

    Thanks for posting, Maura. A fascinating read to see these artists collected together in one article.

  2. Anonymous

    Great stuff.

  3. Anonymous

    Is this from the mag’s yearly music issue? I always enjoy that, especially the great pictures. And does it still have the hilarious Rock Snob Dictionary?

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