2011 – On This Day In Rock The White House celebrated the music of Motown Records

2011 – On This Day In Rock The White House celebrated the music of Motown Records today with a special concert featuring Motown legends Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson as well as contemporary stars such as Jamie Foxx, Sheryl Crow and Nick Jonas. President Obama held the event as part of an ongoing celebration of Black History Month. Obama referred to Motown’s music as “the soundtrack of the civil rights era.”

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