Funk Brothers: Motown's Secret Weapon The documentary film Standing in the Shadows of Motown finally throws a spotlight on the Funk Brothers -- a house band Berry Gordy created in 1959 to back the parade of star singing groups that populated "Hitsville USA" through the 60s and beyond. Tom Vitale reports.
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Funk Brothers: Motown's Secret Weapon

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Funk Brothers: Motown's Secret Weapon

Funk Brothers: Motown's Secret Weapon

Funk Brothers: Motown's Secret Weapon

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The documentary film Standing in the Shadows of Motown finally throws a spotlight on the Funk Brothers — a house band Berry Gordy created in 1959 to back the parade of star singing groups that populated "Hitsville USA" through the 60s and beyond. Tom Vitale reports.