Legendary bassist James Jamerson embodied the groove and spirit of Motown. This souvenir folio explores his tumultuous life and musical brilliance through hundreds of interviews, 49 transcribed musical scores, two hours of recorded all-star performances, and more than 50 rarely seen photos. This book is a definite “behind-the-scenes” look at the musical style of Motown!
Standing in the Shadows of Motown is also a 2002 documentary film from Allan Slutsky that won the New York Film Critics “Best Documentary of the Year” award!
Songs include: Ain't No Mountain High Enough • Ain't Nothing like the Real Thing • Ain't That Peculiar • Bernadette • Come 'Round Here (I'm the One You Need) • Darling Dear • Don't Mess with Bill • For Once in My Life • Home Cookin' • How Long Has That Evening Train Been Gone • How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) • I Heard It Through the Grapevine • I Was Made to Love Her • I'm Gonna Make You Love Me • My Guy • Nowhere to Run • Reach Out I'll Be There • What's Going On • You Can't Hurry Love • and many more excerpts and riffs.