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Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever (1983)

Motown greats come home to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Motown Records. Big names like Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross and The ... See full summary »

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Motown greats come home to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Motown Records. Big names like Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross and The Surperemes, and Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5 make the night memorable and show us that Motown is yesterday, today, and forever.

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16 May 1983 (USA)  »

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This special gave us the debut performance of Michael Jackson's "moonwalk" as he sang "Billie Jean". See more »

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Great to see the Tamla Motown greats in their prime and in concert
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Marvin Gaye, Micheal Jackson and the other Motown greats in Concert. Wonderful!! I would love to see this again. Great hits, mature presentations. The concert has a magic all of its own with Berry Gordy Jnr. enjoying every minute.


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