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Standing in the Shadows of Motown
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Standing in the Shadows of Motown
In 1959, Berry Gordy Jr. gathered the best musicians from Detroit's thriving jazz and blues scene to begin cutting songs for his new record company: Motown. This documentary tells the story of the band who called themselves the Funk Brothers.
Documentary / Music/Musical / Historical
108 min
2002
PG
Lionsgate
English
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4.3
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Cast & Crew
 
Paul Justman
Paul Justman
Director
Richard "Pistol" Allen
Richard "Pistol" Allen
Himself
Jack "Black Jack" Ashford
Jack "Black Jack" Ashford
Himself
Bob Babbitt
Bob Babbitt
Himself
Johnny Griffith
Johnny Griffith
Himself
Joe Hunter
Joe Hunter
Himself
Uriel Jones
Uriel Jones
Himself
Joe Messina
Joe Messina
Himself
Eddie "Chank" Willis
Eddie "Chank" Willis
Himself
Benny "Papa Zita" Benjamin
Benny "Papa Zita" Benjamin
Himself
James  Jr. Jamerson
James Jr. Jamerson
Himself
Joan Osborne
Joan Osborne
Gerald Levert
Gerald Levert
Bootsy Collins
Bootsy Collins
Actor
Ben Harper
Ben Harper
Chaka Khan
Chaka Khan
Montell Jordan
Montell Jordan
Tom Scott
Tom Scott
Andre Braugher
Andre Braugher
Narrator
Sandy Passman
Sandy Passman
Producer
Al Slutsky
Al Slutsky
Producer
Paul Elliott
Paul Elliott
Executive Producer
Dave Scott
Dave Scott
Executive Producer
Walter Dallas
Walter Dallas
Screenwriter
Ntozake Shange
Ntozake Shange
Screenwriter