FROM MEMPHIS TO MOTOWN 2013
Travel with the SOUL TRAIN through the USA of the 60s, 70s and 80s
The Memphis to Motown Soul All Stars
under the direction of two times German Blues Award Winner TOMMY SCHNELLER
celebrating the music of
Temptations, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, The Supremes, Otis Redding, King Curtis, Four Tops, Bobby Womack and many more
Do you remember the time when Neal Armstrong landed on the moon, when Martin Luther King Jr. led the Civil Rights movement in Memphis, when Muhammad Ali had George Foreman on the ropes at the “Rumble in the Jungle” in Africa (1974),
when Jimmy Carter was President of the USA and the Cold War divided the world? That time saw the birth of a musical style played by blacks and whites together, called “SOUL”.
Young Americans were way ahead of their parents, and in recording studios from Memphis to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, to Philadelphia, to Detroit (MOTOR CITY USA), singers, songwriters and musicians of both races came together to create a harmonic sound which has become an immortal part of world pop culture, and remains unsurpassed to this day.
This musical journey into the dance grooves of the past can now be experienced with “From MEMPHIS TO MOTOWN” in the authentic original style on European stages. Hear and see SOUL MUSIC live as it was then, with an international band of the master class.
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