Motown’s Barney Ales Tells Stories About the Legendary Label For the First Time In A Visually Stunning New Book

There are a lot of ways to tell the history of the Motown record label. In a new book, author Adam White uses hundreds of photos- many never previously made public- to tell the behind-the-scenes story of the business side of the label. White spoke with WDET’s Amanda LeClaire about working with former Motown President Barney Ales to create the book.


Barney Ales


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Amanda LeClaire

Host, CultureShift

Host of WDET’s arts, culture, and music program, CultureShift.   Follow @amandalee_lec

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