Oliver Wang http://michiganradio.org en The Strange Sound Of Motown's Early Hollywood Years http://michiganradio.org/post/strange-sound-motowns-early-hollywood-years Everyone has heard of Motown Records, but few probably remember its Los Angeles offshoot, MoWest. It didn't last long — only two years — but during its life span, MoWest allowed Motown to try out new styles and genres and create one of the most eclectic rosters in the label's long history. Most of MoWest's releases have been out of print the past 40 years, but a new anthology called <em>Our Lives Are Shaped By What We Love: Motown's MoWest Story 1971-1973</em> finally highlights the label's life and legacy.<p>The early 1970s found Berry Gordy and Motown Records in transition. Fri, 15 Jul 2011 03:03:11 +0000 Oliver Wang 3326 at http://michiganradio.org The Strange Sound Of Motown's Early Hollywood Years