History Detectives

Shattering Race Barriers and Chart Records

Clip | 4m 54s

In this clip, History Detective Eduardo Pagan provides background on Motown Records and James Jamerson, the bass player for the Funk Brothers, Motown’s house band. He interviews Tim Hewitt and Ufuoma Wallace, Motown experts who explain how the Motown Sound, in part generated by Jamerson’s bass style, made history.

Aired: 01/17/13

Rating: NR

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