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Berry Gordy Statement on Passing of Don Cornelius

 width=February 1, 2012 – Statement on Passing of
Don was a , the first to present to the masses via . His show was an important and timely vehicle that showcased Black talent and their to the public. From his unique to his brilliant commentary, there are not enough adjectives to describe how important his role was to our society.

There was and Where the Action Is, The Show, Hullabaloo, and others, all extremely important to me and Motown and our growth; but Soul Train was our own, and yet it was for everybody.
Don was a wonderful human being and a true friend who loved Motown music. He supported us in every way. I will miss him.

Berry Gordy,
Founder of Motown


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