Examples from the Web for motown
I know that Detroit is losing market share in auto sales, but how did they let the Motown sound slip out of their hands?
The ambiance is almost asexual as rockabilly and Motown play in the background.
Amy Winehouse incorporated a lot of Motown and soul and doo-wop into her stuff, an updated version of it.
The funniest one for us was the “Motown Tribute to Nickelback.”
I went home and did some research on Gordy, Motown, Diana Ross, the Supremes, Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell.The Saga of Whitney Houston’s Last Movie, ‘Sparkle’|Howard Rosenman|February 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Word Origin for Motown
recording label launched 1960 by Berry Gordy Jr., from Mo(tor) Town, perhaps based on Motor City, a nickname for Detroit attested by 1911.