Motown: How It All Began

Season 3 Episode 307
Aired on 06/16/2013 | CC tv-pg
By 1959, Berry Gordy had become known for his songwriting talent, but he had his sights set on something even bigger: owning his own record company. Watch Berry describe how he turned $800 and a small Detroit studio into Motown's first headquarters, and hear about Berry's "assembly-line approach" that helped create some of music's biggest stars.