Watch "Band of Gold: The Invictus Story"

While Motown ruled the R&B charts in the 60s, as the early 70s arose cracks began to form in the Motown foundation. Founder Berry Gordy, Jr. moved the company to Los Angeles to crack the movie industry, and several important acts from the label began to look elsewhere.

Perhaps most importantly, Motown's greatest songwriting team, Eddie Holland, Brian Holland and Lamont Dozier, split from the label to form their own new label, to be based in Detroit. Band of Gold: the Invictus Story, tells the glorious and tragic story of that label, including its dramatic rise and fall. It includes interviews with the Chairmen of the Board, Freda Payne and many of the stars that brought Invictus fame.

Check it out below (in 7 parts) and tell us what you think.

 

While Motown ruled the R&B charts in the 60s, as the early 70s arose cracks began to form in the Motown foundation. Founder Berry Gordy, Jr. moved the company to Los Angeles to crack the movie industry, and several important acts from the label began to look elsewhere.

Perhaps most importantly, Motown's greatest songwriting team, Eddie Holland, Brian Holland and Lamont Dozier, split from the label to form their own new label, to be based in Detroit. Band of Gold: the Invictus Story, tells the glorious and tragic story of that label, including its dramatic rise and fall. It includes interviews with the Chairmen of the Board, Freda Payne and many of the stars that brought Invictus fame.

Check it out below (in 7 parts) and tell us what you think.

 

 
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