The Scottish Broadcaster and writer Stuart Cosgrove discusses his book ‘Detroit 67: The Year That Changed Soul‘, the story of the city of Detroit in the most dramatic and creative year in its history. Spanning the history of Motown, the breakup of The Supremes and the implosion of the most successful African-American record label ever – all set against a backdrop of urban riots, escalating war in Vietnam and police corruption.
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Directed, filmed and edited by Martin Conaghan for The Copydesk.
Interview by Gerry McDade.
Shot on the Canon 5D MkIII using the Canon 50mm f1.4 lens and edited with Adobe Premiere CC and Adobe Audition CC.
‘Bari Track’ by Doni Burdick © Sound Impression Records 1967
‘The Big Chain’ by Ronnie Savoy © MGM Records 1960
‘No Mad Woman’ by Jock Mitchell With The Fabulous Agent’s © Golden Hit Records
‘Heavenly Father’ by The Supremes © Motown Records
SJ Carey © 2011, Ray Dumas © 2008, S.Sgt. Albert R. Simpson Department of Defense © 1967, Mark Goff © 1967, Derek Redmond and Paul Campbell © 1967, Experimento69, ac. de Nijs/Anefo, ABC Records.
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